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Kathy Kiernan, Senior Vice President
APPI Energy
Women in Manufacturing selects APPI Energy as first affinity partner
Powered by Precision Metalforming Association, Women in Manufacturing has endorsed APPI Energy
“Electricity and natural gas costs comprise a substantial portion of manufacturing operating budgets,”
said Kathy Kiernan, Senior Vice President of APPI Energy. “In addition to negotiating supplier contracts,
our team of energy experts will help WiM members become more energy efficient, enroll in Demand
Response programs, and apply for energy sales tax exemption.”
APPI Energy will provide market insights and educational resources to WiM members, as well as
customized cost-reduction opportunities. “WiM is closely affiliated with the Precision Metalforming
Association, which has endorsed APPI Energy’s consulting services since 2003,” said Allison Grealis, WiM
Executive Director. “The unbiased firm’s energy consulting program clearly adds value to association
membership by helping members make smarter energy decisions.” WiM members can take advantage
of their membership benefit program by contacting APPI Energy at 800-520-6685.
About APPI Energy
Founded in 1996, APPI Energy has vetted more than 100 energy suppliers, and has approved 40 reliable
suppliers across the U.S. to offer competitive pricing to customers. More than 140 chambers of
commerce and trade associations have endorsed APPI Energy’s consulting program to reduce costs for
members. In addition to procurement services, APPI Energy offers assistance with energy efficiency
projects, Demand Response enrollment, and energy management systems.
About WiM
Women in Manufacturing is a more than 400-member-strong national organization dedicated to the
attraction, retention, and advancement of women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing
industry. Members benefit from exclusive access to regional and national programming, networking
opportunities, professional development webinars, and other resources.
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Salisbury, MD, April 30, 2014—Committed to the advancement of women who have chosen a career in
manufacturing, the national organization, Women in Manufacturing (WiM), selected consulting firm
APPI Energy as its first affinity partner. Under the partnership, APPI Energy will provide electricity and
natural gas consulting services to help WiM members reduce and manage energy costs.