Incorporated of its trained assembly workforce has supported company's growth
MINNEAPOLIS, February 2013
Engineered Products Company (EPCO), a supplier of specialty lighting and wiring consumable products for Electrical Contractors, today announced that it has been named the 2012 Laura Zemlin Employer of the Year for incorporating people with disabilities into its work program. The award is named after the founder of non-profit Opportunity Partners, the Minneapolis organization that offers people with disabilities innovative services and strategic collaborations that help them add value to their lives and communities. Commenting on the award, EPCO Manufacturing Manager, Rob Lowry said, "In addition to good corporate citizenship, working with Opportunity Partners for the past two-years has been good business. They have helped support our growth and increased local manufacturing effort. Opportunity Partners production services guarantee 100 percent on-time delivery, so our delivery targets are totally in sync. These are dedicated individuals who are highly motivated by having the opportunity to work."