Raleigh, NC, December 18, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Judy Smith, president of Smith Seal of NC (www.smithseal.com), has announced that the company has received the 2009 Geared Towards Growth Award from Parker Hannfin Corporation Seal Division for being a top performer in the East Region. The award aims to nominate regions in the seal industry that project the highest standards in growth and sales.
“We are honored to be recognized by Parker Hannifin with this award,” said Smith. “It is an especially meaningful accomplishment in this economic climate.”
- Smith Seal of NC came in first place in a region of 20 distributors, all of whom were significantly larger in size.
- Smith Seal of NC is a sealing technology center with distribution and service to all industries with quality seals and customer service.
About Judy Smith:
Judy Smith is President of Smith Seal of N.C. Under her guidance, the company has taken a leading position in the sealing industry, winning the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Pinnacle Business Award for Steady Growth and Profitability in both 2004 and 2005 and 2006. Judy serves as a member of the Installation Committee of the Greater Raleigh Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and is on the Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB). She also is a Charter Member of the Women Presidents Organization (WPO). In 2005, Judy was selected Entrebizneur Of The Year by Business Leader Magazine. In 2006, Judy was recognized as a Women In Business by the Triangle Business Journal and appointed to the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors.
About Smith Seal of NC:
Smith Seal of NC, a master-stocking distributor for Parker Hannifin Corporation and other world-class manufacturers was established in 1976. The firm offers hydraulic and pneumatic seals, O-rings, gaskets and packings, in addition to distribution, consultation, problem solving, product design, and more. Smith Seal of NC has received the Pinnacle Business Award for Steady Growth and Profitability three times, most recently in 2006. They also were winners in the Applied Technology Category of the Wake Tech/Business Leader “Business Champions” Award in 2006 and 2007.
For more information, please call 919-790-1000 or visit the Web site at http://www.smithseal.com.
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