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Prime Advantage Announces New On-Demand Engineering Solutions Offering

Engineering Resources Program Helps Decrease Costs, Improve Quality, and Reduce Risk

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CHICAGO, March 21, 2017 — Prime Advantage, the leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) for midsized manufacturers, announced that it has expanded its service offerings for manufacturers to include Engineering Solutions.

The program aims to serve manufacturers experiencing engineering limitations so that they can reach their full potential in a wide range of areas, such as: reducing costs on engineered components, addressing operational and process challenges, and responding to a rapidly changing regulatory environment.

"Prime Advantage has served midsized manufacturers for over 20 years," said Dan Grant, President of Prime Advantage. "There has never been such an acute shortage of technical and skilled labor, especially with small to midsized manufacturing companies. Our Engineering Solutions offering is helping manufacturers eliminate this skilled labor constraint, unlocking productivity and profitability."

Prime Advantage Engineering Solutions combines 20 years of manufacturing experience as a group purchasing organization with the global engineering, technical and lab resources of Intertek Assurance Services. Known in the industry for having a tremendous amount of capacity, Intertek Assurance Services provides a wide range of engineers, deep technical expertise, and a profound understanding of manufacturing technology, making it the ideal partner to handle the volume and variety of challenges midsized manufacturers require.

"We are committed to assisting clients and the industry as a whole to solve the problems that are slowing growth," said Chris Thompson, Intertek Assurance Services Principal Consultant. "Our relationship with the Engineering Solutions offering is a natural extension of our mission and provides the ability to work with Prime Advantage Members to achieve their goals. We are excited to bring this unique partnership to the marketplace."

Both Members, and non-Members of Prime Advantage are able to take advantage of this offering to extend their Engineering teams and alleviate engineering resource constraints that reduce a company's overall performance. For more information on Prime Advantage Engineering Solutions, contact Patrick Knight, at or visit:

About Prime Advantage
Founded in 1997, Prime Advantage is dedicated to bringing its clients reduced costs on raw materials, components, and supplies through leveraged sourcing agreements, and strategic services. By combining the purchasing power of more than 750 industrial manufacturers, Prime Advantage negotiates volume rebates and discounts with an exclusive group of world-class global Endorsed Suppliers. For more information, visit



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