Awards & Engraving

October '18

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70 • A&E OCTOBER 2018 Trotec Laser, IKONICS Imaging, and JDS Industries Donate Proceeds from Joint Seminar Trotec Laser recently co-hosted the third joint seminar with IKONICS Imaging and JDS Industries to provide hands- on training for three business-building technologies: laser engraving, sandcarving, and sublimation. Held at the Trotec headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan, the workshop drew 40 attendees from 28 different companies, each of them submit- ting a $50 registration fee. Proceeds from these earnings were donated to Therapeutic Riding, a non-profit organization that provides children and adults with disabilities the opportunity to ride horses. $1,000 was donated to the organization. "We are very happy to be able to contribute to a great organization like Therapeutic Riding," says Meredith Newman, director of marketing at Trotec Laser. "Therapeutic Riding is fully committed to helping the individuals in its community thrive and grow, which is something we really believe in. That is the main reason why we provide educational workshops like these — to help our community of laser users and business owners thrive and grow." Also commenting on this donation is Peter Norman, sales director of IKONICS Imaging. "It means a lot to IKONICS to be able to contribute to an organization that helps those in need. The ability to provide support to riders so they can enjoy horses, plus work on improving self-esteem and confidence, gives us deep joy to be a part of in any way," he says. Want more? Visit ID Plates Recognizes Employee with Quarterly President's Award ID Plates recently honored Jose Lara, facilities manager, as the second quarter President's Award recipient. The award is based on an employee's ability to consistently demonstrate each of the company's four core values: valuing the customer, teamwork, character, and stewardship. Lara was selected for this quarter because of his "work ethic and can-do attitude," the company wrote in a tweet on July 27th. He recently started the facilities manager position to support the production department and, according to Joe D'Antonio, general manager, "Jose was the perfect person to put in charge of facilities. He's taken ownership and provided care to all aspects of the building so that it's in great shape for the work we do." Continue reading: # ReHash

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