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Wyle Key Part of Winning Team for Marshall Space Flight Center Occupational Health Services Contract.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle is a key partner in the winning team awarded the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center contract to provide occupational health services to site employees and contractors. The five year contract, valued at up to $24 million, is due to begin on Nov. 1.

As a subcontractor to HPM Corporation of Kennewick, Wash., Wyle will perform a variety of tasks including industrial hygiene, health physics, and respiratory protection.

"We are very pleased to expand the occupational health services we currently provide to NASA through this new partnership," said Bob Ellis, group president of Wyle's Integrated Science and Engineering Group based in Houston, Tex. "The Marshall contract reinforces our commitment to provide quality occupational health, medical, human performance, and engineering services to support NASA and its exploration endeavors."

Wyle provides services to support occupational, emergency and preventive medicine; flight medicine; occupational health; and human test support at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M.

The recognized leader in health and applied sciences research, medical operations, and engineering in hazardous environments, Wyle also supports NASA's Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Constellation and human research programs utilizing an innovative and comprehensive approach to problem solving.

HPM Corporation is a woman owned small business certified in the Small Business Administration's 8(a) program offering occupational medicine, occupational safety and health, and project management services, and has experience providing occupational medicine services for the Department of Energy's Hanford Reservation.

Wyle and HPM Corporation offer complementary services in the areas of occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, health physics, and respiratory protection. This unique blend of science, medicine, and technology enables the team to deliver comprehensive and effective in-house occupational health and safety services for Marshall Space Flight Center.

Wyle, a privately held company, is a leading provider of high-tech aerospace engineering and information technology services to the federal government on long-term outsourcing contracts. The company also provides life sciences services for NASA's astronaut corps as well as mission critical support including launch services and space simulation; test and evaluation of aircraft, weapon systems, networks, and other government assets; and other engineering services to the aerospace, defense, nuclear power, communications and transportation industries.
 Dan Reeder
 (310) 563-6834
 Ref.: NR/08-11

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