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May, 2006: Will-Burt Honored by the Orrville Historical Society

For additional information, contact:
David Cotsmire, VP of Marketing and Customer Service
330-684-5282 (office) or 330-347-6745 (mobile)

Orrville, Ohio: May 19, 2006 – The Will-Burt Company was honored for its longevity in the Orrville community with an exhibit at the Orrville Historical Museum. The exhibit opened on Friday, May 5, 2006.

“Will-Burt was honored to be chosen by the Orrville Historical Society,” said Jeff Evans, CEO and Chairman of the Board. “Proud to be in business for over 88 years, Will-Burt has faced challenges over the years and continues to be innovative in its business strategies. Showcasing the company’s past has been a unique experience for our employees and retirees. We continue to look to the past for guidance while servicing our current customers and focusing on strategy for the future.”

Opening on May 5, 2006, the festivities included remarks from Jeff Evans, Will-Burt Company CEO and Chairman of the Board, John Smucker, President of the Orrville Historical Society and Rod Webner, retired Will-Burt Employee. Invited guests included over 250 Will-Burt employees, retirees and special guests.

The Will-Burt Company, located in Orrville, Ohio, is an employee-owned, ISO 9001:2000 certified company that manufactures precision-engineered solutions for a variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and military applications. A world leader in the manufacture of pneumatic and mechanical telescoping masts and accessories, Will-Burt capabilities include all phases of the contract manufacturing process from tool and die development to fabrication, powder coating, electronics and turn-key assembly for products from bank vaults and vehicle mounted roof lighting to dockside power pedestals and ladders.