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LORD Corporation

With more than 3,100 employees in 26 countries, 19 manufacturing facilities and 10 R&D centers worldwide, we're there for our customers.

Our Company

LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. For more than 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with our customers to provide innovative oil and gas, aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, N.C., LORD has approximately 3,100 employees in 26 countries and operates 19 manufacturing facilities and 10 R&D centers worldwide. LORD actively promotes STEM education and many other community engagement initiatives. 

Our Mission and Core Beliefs

Our Mission is to transform innovative ideas into long-term value for our customers, employees and shareholders.

This mission is furthered by our Core Beliefs, values which have been integral to our culture since the company’s founding. Firm commitments to employee dignity, safety and well-being; continuous innovation; and integrity and ethical behavior guide our business wherever we operate throughout the world.

These Core Beliefs are at the root of our Corporate Citizenship initiatives and codified in the company’s Code of Conduct.

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Strategic Priorities

With a passion for innovation and collaborative problem solving, we actively work in partnership with our customers to minimize risk and deliver value with highly reliable solutions. To support our strategic priorities and grow sustainably, we focus on investing in people and technology.

  • Talent & Culture - We realize that our innovative ideas and products come from our people, our most important asset. That is why investing in, supporting, and fostering talent is paramount to the success of LORD.
  • Investment in Technology - We have a commitment to continually be innovative. This is why we annually invest 8-10% of sales in technology.
  • Diversity of Knowledge and Experience - The ability to transfer knowledge and expertise from one application to a new customer challenge is a core strength and benefit to our customers.

Throughout our history, LORD has been first to market with disruptive technologies that render our customers' products safer, more efficient, and higher-performing. To view our interactive timeline click the following:

LORD History Timeline

News

SALE OF LORD CORPORATION LEADS TO $1 BILLION-PLUS FUND FOR EDUCATION, RESEARCH AT CLEVELAND CLINIC, DUKE, MIT AND USC

Learn More (11/13/2019)

Parker Hannifin Completes LORD Acquisition

Learn More (10/29/2019)

Updated LORD Corporation Sensing Software Offers Inertial Product Support for Optimal User Experience

Learn More (10/01/2019)

FAA Certification Allows Longer Life for LORD Tension Torsion Strap

Learn More (08/29/2019)

LORD Corporation Implements the Latest Inertial Sensing Technology on Clearpath Robotics Research Robot Platform

Learn More (05/20/2019)

Events

HAI Heli Expo

Anaheim, California, USA

01/28/2020

Work Truck Show

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

03/03/2020

5th Global Rubber Latex & Tyre Expo

Bangkok, Thailand

03/11/2020

Adhesives & Bonding Expo

Novi, Michigan, USA

03/24/2020

ISA International Sign Expo

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

04/24/2020

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