The next Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Pennsylvania Chapter meeting features a tour and guest presenters at LORD Corporation on June 28th from 3-5pm. WiM is national association dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who are pursuing or have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry. Hosts and presenters for this June meeting include Ashley Reith, Senior Manufacturing Engineer and Jackie Masek, Production Specialist- both are actively involved with the Women in Business employee initiative at LORD’s Erie facility. They will share their experiences with this advocacy, as well as other initiatives that engage the interest of students (especially girls) in STEM education and careers.

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 more than 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with customers to provide innovative oil and gas, aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, N.C., LORD has approximately 3,100 employees in 26 countries and operates 19 manufacturing facilities and 10 R&D centers worldwide. LORD actively promotes STEM education and many other community engagement initiatives.

Those interested in attending should plan on wearing safe footwear (no high heels or open toes) and safety glasses (will be provided). Registration is required in advance at ($10 for members | $15 for non-members).Lord Corporation is located at 2455 Robison Road, Erie. Plan to continue networking on the bay following the meeting at Rum Runners Cove. (Directions will be provided at the meeting),