Press Release

Contact Will-Burt

Need Assistance?


Send an Email

August, 2008: Will-Burt Receives Ohio Excellence in Exporting Award

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

Orrville, Ohio: The Will-Burt Company was one of 24 companies to receive a 2008 Ohio Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Award on July 29, 2008. These awards honor companies for superior performance in exporting and as well as the contributions they have made to Ohio’s economy.

“Ohio is the eighth-largest exporting state in the country, a distinction largely due to economic partners like our 2008 Excellence in Exporting winners,” said Governor Ted Strickland. “I want to thank them for their hard work and commitment to success and their contributions to keeping Ohio’s economy strong and competitive.”

The Will-Burt Company produces a broad and diverse range of telescoping pneumatic and mechanical mast and light tower products and accessories. Towermast™ is the global leader in its product markets and has the broadest and deepest array of products within its industry. Towermast™ serves more industry segments than any of its competitors and is the market leader in each of the industry segments in which it serves.

The Will-Burt Company is an international company with offices on three continents and a market for its products on six continents. “Will-Burt is very honored to receive this award from Governor Strickland”, said Jeff Evans, Chairman and CEO of the Will-Burt Company. “The global economy is critical to our success at Will-Burt and we appreciate the recognition for our investment in the international trade community.”

The Will-Burt Company, located in Orrville, Ohio, is an employee-owned, ISO 9001:2000 certified company that manufactures pneumatic and mechanical telescoping masts and lighting systems for industries such as fire and rescue, military, cellular, broadcast and other specific custom applications. Will-Burt capabilities also include all phases of the contract manufacturing process from tool and die development to fabrication, powder coating, electronics and turn-key assembly for a variety of products such as bank vaults and dockside power pedestals.