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Industry Milestones Celebrated by LEDA

Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln Economic Development Association hosted its sixth annual Milestone Achievement Awards Luncheon on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Lincolnton Country Club; recognizing manufacturers, distributors and the motor sports industry in the City of Lincolnton as well as Lincoln County for their past, present and future commitment to the County.

There were sixteen recipients present for the Milestone Awards luncheon this year. Among them were: Active Concepts, 5 years; Campbell & Son Machining 5years; Childress-Howard Motorsports 5 years; Crate & Barrel 5 years; Extremeion Racing 5 years; FMS Enterprises 5 years; Woodmill Winery 5 years; East Lincoln Motor Speedway 15 years; M Conley Co. 15 years; Spec SE Process Equipment & Controls 15 years; Teddy Houser Race Cars 15 years; Tree Brand Packaging 15 years; Steele Rubber Products 35 years; Lincoln Times News 45 years; Excel, Inc. 65; Carolina Roller & Supply Co. 75 years.

Pete Acker, Chair, Lincoln Economic Development Association, “Twenty-nine recipients celebrating a milestone whether it is five years or ninety years in these economic times speaks volumes and I find it an honored to recognize sixteen of those companies for their commitment and dedication.”

In addition to the fourteen awards that were presented at the ceremony there were others who achieved this milestone as well. American Converting, 5years; CNC Performance Engineering 5 years; Green River Precision, 5years; Jones Cam Design, 5 years; Larry Grant & Co. 5 years; Lintex Fabrics 5 years; Lucky Country, 5 years; Omni Products 5 years; Actega WIT, INC, 15 years; C.A. Zimmer, Inc. 15 years; CPI Packaging, 15 years; American Sample House, 25 years; Lincoln Bonded Warehouse, 90 years.

About LEDA

Lincoln Economic Development Association is a private, 501c(3) non-profit corporation charged with facilitating industrial and office development in Lincolnton and Lincoln County. LEDA’s mission is to foster an economic environment that promotes an enhancement of the standard of living by creating more and better jobs for the citizens of Lincolnton and Lincoln County and an increased and diversified tax base to provide needed community services. The organization’s goals include retention and expansion of existing business; attraction of diversified base industries and improvement of the overall business climate within Lincolnton and Lincoln County.