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And the Oscar Goes to...

Now that the Academy Awards are behind us, the big news out of Hollywood comes courtesy of Louroe Electronics and CMTC, featured in our latest Heroes of American Manufacturing.  What makes Louroe a hero?  A few attributes that were evident during our visit include: smart, humble, genuine, visionary, and charismatic leadership; a commitment to its workforce; engaged employees with long tenures; exceptional diversity – especially given the company’s small size; a clear sense of purpose; and a real passion for making things in America.  For more about our visit to Louroe, check out this blog.

Without further ado, please take four minutes to watch this inspiring story about Louroe and how they were able to achieve 1200% growth in exports to Mexico and win an exporting award from the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.  To echo the sentiment at the end of the video, I hope Richard does win another award for his people!

Heroes of American Manufacturing: Louroe Electronics
Heroes of American Manufacturing: Louroe Electronics

About the author

Zara Brunner

Zara Brunner is the communications director at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM). Zara received a B.A. with honors in political science with a focus on economics from State University of New York at Fredonia. Prior to joining OAM, Zara managed marketing and communications at the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), which she joined in 2011.  At MEP, she oversaw internal and external marketing and communications about the program and its National Network of Centers.

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