CMTC Adds Jim Reese to Support Energy and Environmental Initiatives with Manufacturers

  CMTC Adds Jim Reese to Support Energy and Environmental Initiatives with

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TORRANCE, Calif. -- February 26, 2013

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting^® (CMTC) has added Jim Reese to
their Energy and Environmental group. Mr. Reese will play a key role in
assisting manufacturers maximize the energy and environmental benefits
associated with productivity improvements implemented using CMTC’s services.
Mr. Reese also will support CMTC’s work with the energy efficiency programs of
Southern California Edison (SCE), Southern California Gas (SCG), and other
public and municipal utilities to assist customers to reduce energy use,
energy costs, and carbon footprint. This work includes the SCE/SCG Continuous
Energy Improvement Program that guides customers in the development of a long
term plan, employee involvement and behavioral change to manage energy use and
meet sustainability goals.

In addition, Mr. Reese will be supporting CMTC’s participation in the national
E3 Program (Economy, Energy, and Environment), a community-based national
initiative with six federal agencies and local public-private partnerships.
The goal of the E3 program is to promote sustainable/Lean manufacturing
practices, energy efficiency, GHG reduction, waste reduction, pollution
prevention/reduction, and local job growth.

“Adding this expertise to our capabilities addresses a vital manufacturing
requirement to continuously improve energy efficiency,” said John Anderson,
Director at CMTC. He continued to say, “Jim Reese brings a broad background in
the energy field and supports our commitment to improve energy utilization and
continue our collaboration with the utility companies to assist

Mr. Reese brings more than 25 years of experience in the energy and air
emissions control industries. Prior to joining CMTC, he supported the energy
efficiency programs of SCE and SCG to assist industrial and commercial
customers implement energy efficiency projects and obtain energy savings
incentives. He also worked for Sempra Energy Solutions in the development and
implementation of energy savings and distributed generation projects under the
U.S. DOE Super Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) program. His
previous experience includes air emissions control consulting for utility and
industrial customers in Southern California, combustion research for the U.S.
DOE and U.S. EPA to evaluate combustion-based NO[x] and SO[2] control
technologies from coal-fired power plants for acid rain mitigation, air
emissions assessments to support the development of New Source Performance
Standards for the U.S. EPA, and air emissions permitting for the SCAQMD.


A private, nonprofit corporation established in 1992, CMTC is the Southern
California affiliate of NIST MEP, under the Federal Hollings Manufacturing
Extension Partnership (MEP) program, a network of more than 60 centers across
the country that provides assistance to small, medium and large manufacturers.
CMTC serves Fresno to San Diego/Imperial County. CMTC and Manex represent the
MEP system in California and work in close collaboration on all manufacturing
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Ellen McKewen, 310-263-3018
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