Erie, PA, June 01, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- LORD Corporation (http://www.lord.com/) has announced that Cindy Fowle, LORD director of global quality, received the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award for excellence in leadership and manufacturing presented by the STEP Ahead initiative. The STEP Initiative was launched by The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, University of Phoenix, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers to examine and promote the role of women in the manufacturing industry through recognition, research, and best practices for attracting, advancing, and retaining strong female talent.
Fowle was honored for her leadership over initiatives geared towards improvements in customer engagement, product development and manufacturing processes, which have significantly contributed to an increase in customer satisfaction, compliance with customer and regulatory requirements, successful product introductions and attainment of annual goals.
“These 122 women are the faces of exciting careers in manufacturing," said Jennifer McNelly, president of The Manufacturing Institute. "We chose to honor these women because they each made significant achievements in manufacturing through positive impact on their company and the industry as a whole."
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LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. For nearly 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with our customers to provide innovative aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, N.C. and 2012 revenues in excess of $860 million, LORD has more than 2,900 employees in 25 countries and operates 15 manufacturing facilities and six R&D centers worldwide. LORD actively promotes STEM education and many other community engagement initiatives where we work and live. For more information, visit http://www.lord.com.
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