TWINSBURG, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Great Lakes Fasteners (GLF) won the Cascade Capital Growth Award for the second consecutive year after posting sizable revenue gains and for creating new jobs for Northeast Ohio. The award is presented to companies that grow sales 100% or $5M over five years and/or grow the number of full-time employees by 50% or 25 employees.
Larry Finch, the Director, Community Planning and Development for the City of Twinsburg, commended GLF for their achievement and explained how the company benefits the City of Twinsburg.
"The City of Twinsburg is pleased to be home to high growth businesses like Great Lakes Fasteners. Not only has GLF grown rapidly in sales, they have created several new jobs in the city and continue to expand their corporate campus, it is because of companies like GLF that Twinsburg remains a vibrant community and a hub of business activity," Finch said.
Kevin Weidinger is the President of GLF and he explained how he feels about the company being acknowledged for their hard work and progress.
"GLF has experienced success because of our teams' tireless effort to provide quality fasteners at a competitive price, packaged in a way our customers request. It is an extreme honor to be recognized by Cascade Capital Corporation and to have GLF stand with the best and brightest companies in Ohio." Weidinger said.
"During these fluid economic times, you can choose to pull your head inside the turtle shell and wait out the storm or you can step-up and seize opportunities. GLF chose to expand and invest and it's paying dividends," Weidinger continued.
Headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio - Great Lakes Fasteners, Inc. was founded in 1958 and distributes quality production and maintenance fasteners, packaging services and innovative inventory solutions to a wide variety of manufacturers and service organizations across the USA. GLF is an ISO 9001-2008 Quality Certified enterprise.
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