The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia Announces 2015 Member of the Year Awards
Lasko wins for Pennsylvania
F.W. Winter Inc. & Co. wins for New Jersey
Ceremony and Reception to take place May 7, 2015 at the Franklin Institute Philadelphia, PA at the
13th Annual World Trade Centers Day Annual Awards and Celebration
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February 17, 2015, Philadelphia, PA….The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) has selected the award recipients for the 2015 Member (s) of the Year. Each year the WTCGP recognizes two member companies (one each in Pennsylvania and South Jersey), whose global achievement has contributed to the economic growth and prosperity of the Greater Philadelphia region.
Lasko wins the award for Pennsylvania and F.W. Winter Inc. & Co. wins for New Jersey.
F.W. Winter Inc. & Co. has been successful in the manufacture of metal and alloy powders, marketing to the global welding and hard-faced plates industries, including markets such as, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, Ukraine, and Venezuela.
Lasko has been successful in positioning its global strategy as a fundamental part of its overall corporate strategy and has grown its exports in markets such as Australia, Brazil, Chile, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore,
The awards will be given to Lasko and F.W. Winter & Co. during a ceremony on May 7, 2015 at the 13th Annual World Trade Centers Day Awards and Celebration. Also, earlier this year, the award recipient for the Global Business Leadership Award was announced and it will be awarded to Phil Rinaldi, CEO, Philadelphia Energy Solutions, Inc.
The Global Business Leadership Award is given annually to individuals, in recognition of their global vision and contribution to regional economic growth and jobs through global trade.
Following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the United Nations, in cooperation with the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) chartered a day to be recognized around the world as “World Trade Centers Day.” Every World Trade Center creates its own signature event with the common goal of celebrating peace and prosperity through global trade. The WTCGP organizes an Awards Ceremony and Celebration to recognize the global business achievement of outstanding individuals and companies in the Greater Philadelphia Region.
Founded in 1906 by Mr. Henry Lasko in Philadelphia, Lasko engineers and builds high performance home comfort products in the U.S. and around the world and has grown into an international market leader in portable fans and ceramic heaters, including room fans, high velocity fans, ceramic, low-profile heaters and more. www.laskoproducts.com
About F.W. Winter Inc. & Co.
F. W. Winter Inc. & Co. is a manufacturer of metal and alloy powders located in Camden, New Jersey. The Company has assembled a world-class, low cost, production facility capable of manufacturing a high quality and consistent product. In addition, the company's global sourcing strategy allows it to act as a distributor of certain specialized lump/powder metals and alloys. The company has positioned itself as a leading international supplier of specialized metal and alloy lump and powders. www.fwwinter.com
About Philadelphia Energy Solutions
Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES), headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a leading manufacturer of petroleum and petrochemical products and operates two domestic refineries, Girard Point and Point Breeze, and is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast, processing approximately 330,000 barrels of crude oil per day making it the largest oil refining complex on the Eastern seaboard.
About the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia
The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP), a non-profit and membership - based organization, accelerates global business growth for companies in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey by providing customized, one-on-one trade counseling, market research, educational programs, trade mission support, business networking events, and powerful connections to customers and partners worldwide, including 326 world trade centers in 92 countries. Since 2002, the WTCGP has served as a catalyst for regional economic growth and job creation, helping area companies generate over $1.3B in incremental export sales, supporting over 17,000 jobs.