Lord Chemical Shanghai Named 2012 Model Company of the Year for Safety Production

LORD Corporation’s Shanghai Location Honored by Shanghai Chemical Industrial Production Base of China for Outstanding Safety Control and Preparation Efforts for Fourth Consecutive Year.

Shanghai, China, May 26, 2013 --(PR.com)-- LORD Corporation (http://www.lord.com/) has announced that for the fourth consecutive year, LORD Chemical (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (LCS) was recognized by the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Production (SCIP) Base of China as the 2012 model company of the year for safety production. The award honors companies with outstanding performance in safety production, hazardous chemical control, emergency preparedness and workplace safety. SCIP hosted an awards ceremony on April 8 at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Zone Conference Center where 14 companies received awards for their efforts.

In addition, SCIP granted the “2012 Personal Honor Certification on SCIP Safety Production” to Zhu Xuefeng, LCS environmental health and safety engineer. The personal honor certification acknowledges performance in safety management with 21 individuals from various companies.

“I am so proud of the entire LCS dedicated staff for again receiving this honor and I greatly appreciate their efforts,” said Wang Qihui, LCS plant manager. “This is the fourth consecutive year that we have been recognized and we look forward to the challenge of receiving this honor for a fifth year in a row.”

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With global reach and extensive technical capabilities, LORD has the ability to work on complex formulations, balancing contradictory property and process requirements to deliver the solutions that meet customer and market demands. LORD builds on its more than 85 year history with a track record of successful long-term partnerships with technology leaders in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive, electronics to industrial heavy equipment. Founded in 1924, LORD Corporation is a privately-held company that designs, manufactures and markets mechanical devices and electromechanical systems to control vibration, motion and noise; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives, coatings and electronic materials; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies. With global headquarters in Cary, N.C., and sales in excess of $860 million, LORD has manufacturing facilities in eight countries and more than 90 sales and support centers. LORD Corporation employs more than 2,900 worldwide. Visit http://www.lord.com for more information.

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