LORD Corporation's Doug Lorenz To Speak At The 2013 Civil Aviation Manufacturing Conference May 7-8

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) May 08, 2013 - LORD Corporation (http://www.lord.com/) has announced that Doug Lorenz, vice president of global business management, will speak at the 2013 Civil Aviation Manufacturing Conference running from Tuesday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 8 at the Renaissance Suites Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. The theme of the conference, "Five Trends to Drive Manufacturing Improvement," will unite major civil aviation manufacturers and suppliers in discussions on design for manufacturing, automation, tools, software and processes, LEAN 4.0 and strategies for taking operations to a global scale. Attendees will gain valuable insight on fly-to-buy ratios across the supply chain, as well as clarity and fidelity around the hiring requirements in support of civil aviation manufacturing.

    In his role as vice president of global business management, Lorenz is responsible for strategic planning, global profit and loss management across all value streams, global sourcing, and global marketing and program management. As part of a corporate effort to expand globally, Lorenz spent three years in Shanghai, China, where he led a team of 200 employees and helped increase sales in the Chinese region of LORD by 300 percent while gaining operational and supply chain experience in both chemical and mechanical plants. Lorenz earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the nation's oldest technological institute located in Troy, N.Y. He graduated from the Chicago Booth Executive Institute in 2011.

    The Civil Aviation Manufacturing Conference is produced by Aviation Week in partnership with Thrive in North Carolina and is supported by the Manufacturing Institute and Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Aviation Week & Space Technology is the event's official publication. For more information about Aviation Week's Civil Aviation Manufacturing Conference, visit http://events.aviationweek.com/current/cam/

    "It's an honor to speak at this year's Civil Aviation Manufacturing Conference," said Lorenz. "Aviation Week adds tremendous value by highlighting relevant and timely topics and this is a great opportunity to learn from others working through similar challenges."

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    With global reach and extensive technical capabilities, LORD has the ability to work on complex formulations, balancing contradictory property and process requirements to deliver the solutions that meet customer and market demands. LORD builds on its more than 85 year history with a track record of successful long-term partnerships with technology leaders in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive, electronics to industrial heavy equipment. Founded in 1924, LORD Corporation is a privately-held company that designs, manufactures and markets mechanical devices and electromechanical systems to control vibration, motion and noise; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives, coatings and electronic materials; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies. With global headquarters in Cary, N.C., and sales in excess of $860 million, LORD has manufacturing facilities in eight countries and more than 90 sales and support centers. LORD Corporation employs more than 2,900 worldwide. Visit http://www.lord.com for more information.

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    Jordan Smith
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    jordan ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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