12 June 2007
12 June 2007
LM Glasfiber received the AWEA Commercial Achievement Award based on LM Glasfiber’s growth and contribution to increase the domestic manufacturing base for wind turbines in the U.S.
Randall Swisher, Executive Director AWEA said: “The wind industry has made great strides and is now making an increasingly significant contribution to the electric power industry. LM Glasfiber has helped make this possible. This recognition places LM Glasfiber within a select group of individuals and companies who have made an exemplary contribution to the advancement of the wind industry Thank you for your leadership and dedication to the public interest. Your colleagues and I salute you!”
Warren Ault, National Account Manager LM Glasfiber said: “We are very proud to receive the award. For every one of us in LM Glasfiber it means a great deal to be recognized in this way by our peers. Our original Grand Forks plant opened in 1998, employing approximately 50 people. By the end of 2006, that number had grown to over 700 employees. In the last six months alone, we have hired over 400 new employees, making LM Glasfiber the largest rotor blade manufacturer in North America. Thanks to the confidence of our customers and the hard work and dedication of our people LM Glasfiber has grown successfully, and we will maintain our firm commitment to serve our customers and the community going forward.”