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LORD Corporation, MicroStrain Sensing Systems Named One Of The 2013 Best Places To Work In Vermont

( 04/19/2013 )

LORD Corporation, MicroStrain Sensing Systems has been named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Vermont. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. Twenty-one companies were recognized on the 2013 Best Places to Work in Vermont list.

"We are proud to be named one of the best places to work in Vermont," said Andy Winzenz, general manager of LORD Corporation, MicroStrain Sensing Systems. "This recognition speaks volumes about the people at MicroStrain, and the passion and dedication we have for the work we do. I am proud to be a part of this team."

The annual Best Places to Work in Vermont awards program was created by Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Department of Economic Development, the Vermont Department of Labor, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Vermont State Council, and Best Companies Group.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

- Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity; - Be a publicly or privately held business;
- Have a facility in the state of Vermont;
- Have at least 15 employees in Vermont; and

- Be in business a minimum of 1 year.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. The first part of the process was worth 25 percent of the total score and consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience, and was worth 75 percent. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. The survey process was managed by Best Companies Group, which analyzed the data and used its expertise to determine the final rankings.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Vermont program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkInVT.com.

About LORD Corporation, MicroStrain Sensing Systems:

LORD Corporation, MicroStrain Sensing Systems makes tiny sensors and systems that are used in a wide range of applications, including advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, civil structures, and down-hole tools. MicroStrain has won numerous awards for its sensors. The company prides itself on being both innovative and responsive to unique customer requirements.

LORD Corporation is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina and is a privately held corporation that was founded in 1924. The MicroStrain Sensing Systems business is based in Williston, Vermont and began in 1987. MicroStrain's early development focused on producing micro-displacement sensors for strain measurement in biomechanics research applications. The first sensors were designed for arthroscopic implantation on human knee ligaments. Since, MicroStrain has expanded its product line through continual product improvement and expanded its market reach. Visit www.microstrain.com for more information.