(4 February 2014). Luvata Ohio has received the 2013 Large Business of the Year Award from the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes Luvata Ohio for its exceptional contribution to the community and its industry, as well as its reputation for integrity and fair business practices.
“From its founding in 1936 as The Nippert Company, the performance and reputation of Luvata electrodes and welding accessories continues to grow as one of the most respected manufacturers in the industry. Luvata’s strategy is simple – it’s to be the partner of choice for its customers, the employer of choice for its staff, and to be a responsible member of society and the planet in doing so,” the chamber said.
Pictured: Holly Quaine, President Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce and Craig Conroy, Luvata Ohio Plant Manager.
The award was presented to Craig Conroy, Plant Manager with Luvata Ohio, at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner held Thursday, January 30, 2014. “Whether it’s with the quality products we make, the exceptional customer service we offer or the community activities in which we participate, we look to add value in everything we do,” indicates Conroy. “I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of Luvata and our employees.”
Manufacturing resistance welding electrodes, welding accessories and other similar copper formed products, Luvata Ohio currently employs almost 100 employees, who combine to have an average of 15-years of service with the company. With sister facilities in Welwyn Garden, UK; Suzhou, China; and Sao Paulo, Brazil, its customers include Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Kia, Nissan and Toyota.
Luvata is a world leader in metal solutions manufacturing and related engineering services. Luvata’s solutions are used in industries such as renewable energy, power generation, automotive, medicine, air-conditioning, industrial refrigeration, and consumer products. The company’s continued success is attributed to its longevity, technological excellence and strategy of building partnerships beyond metals. Employing over 6,500 staff in 17 countries, Luvata works in partnership with customers such as Siemens, Toyota, CERN, and Carrier.