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2021 Gold Medal Award


The MEP team is honored for implementing the CARES Act with alacrity to provide critical support to the nation’s manufacturers through our National Network of MEP Centers at a time when the global pandemic posed a formidable economic threat. This action enabled manufacturers to implement appropriate safeguards to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 among employees and pivot to new markets when major drivers such as tourism disappeared. The MEP team went above and beyond their normally assigned duties to conduct the program in record time, without compromising transparency or accountability.

Organizational AWARD

Organizational Representative: Hope Snowden

Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program