EAST LONGMEADOW – The Associated Industries of Massachusetts International Business Council (AIM-IBC) has named LENOX, a leading manufacturer of premium band saw blades, power tool accessories and hand tools, a 2013 Global Trade Awards winner.
The Global Trade Awards recognizes and honors Massachusetts-based companies and public institutions, of all sizes, that have demonstrated excellence in international trade. LENOX received the Ambassador's Award.
LENOX has been a leading innovator and manufacturer of premium band saws, hand tools and power tool accessories since 1915. LENOX products are currently sold in 70 countries, including: China and Asia, Brazil and Latin America, and Europe. With nearly half of production exported around the world, LENOX employs nearly 900 worldwide.
LENOX's growth and success lies in their unique understanding of customer's needs and the company's ability to adapt their products and offerings to meet current and emerging industries across the global market.
"We put every product through a 'real-world' test to ensure that it's delivering our promise to provide higher-quality, more durable tools that get the job done faster," Anna Whitton, LENOX vice president of Marketing, said.
Over the last decade, LENOX has invested more than $100 million in its ISO 9001-certified manufacturing facility in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. In addition, the company has created 120 new jobs for residents of the Bay State in the last two years.
"We are committed to serving customers both in Massachusetts and across the world. We could not be more honored to have our efforts recognized by such an important organization in our business community," Rich Wuerthele, LENOX president, said.
AIM-IBC captured LENOX's accomplishments in a video that was shown during the 18th annual Global Trade Awards on May 10. Other winners included EMD Millipore of Billerica, and Kinefac of Worchester.
To learn more about LENOX and their commitment to global commerce, visit www.lenoxtools.com