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October 18, 2011

U.S. Depts. of Transportation, Commerce, partner to boost domestic manufacturing

The Department of Commerce’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) will help to ensure manufacturers meet the U.S. DOT’s “Buy America” and “Buy American” standards, connecting U.S. manufacturers and suppliers for work on highways, railways and transit projects, and in the process help to create jobs.


September 2, 2009

MV partners with VPG, taps new sales unit president

Will sell and lease VPG’s purpose-built accessible vehicle, the "MV-1," to organizations receiving public transportation funding from governmental entities in the U.S. Gary Willms named President of bus sales subsidiary MV Sales and Leasing Inc. (MVSL).


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