GLTT to Receive WIRE-Net Mission Builder Award

Press Release
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Image courtesy of Great Lakes Towing & Shipyard

WIRE-Net has selected The Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard as one of the four local manufacturing companies to receive this year’s Mission Builder Awards.

WIRE-Net is a Cleveland, Ohio company whose mission is to strengthen manufacturing to create healthy communities and fuel economic growth by providing support for manufacturing improvement and human resource management, training and education.

Winners have been chosen for investing in Northeast Ohio, through plant expansion, job creation, or new business growth. The Great Lakes Towing Company, Martindale Electric Co., Soundwich Inc., and Supertrapp are all to be recognized at WIRE-Net’s Mission Builder Awards during their 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting which will be held on June 26, presented by PNC.

The Great Lakes Towing Company, which celebrates 115 years of service this year, provides ship assist, logistics and cargo transportation, ice breaking, and emergency services across the Great Lakes.  Great Lakes Shipyard is a full-service yard specializing in new construction, fabrication, and repairs of all types of vessels and barges.


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