BEREA, Ohio - June 20, 2008 - Tuthill Coupling Group, which manufactures Hansen, Gromelle and QUICK SEAL couplings, was recognized as a 2007 Leading EDGE Award winner at the second annual awards program recently held in May at Lorain County Community College. The Leading Edge Award features companies that have excelled in creating great value for themselves and the Northeast Ohio region. Tuthill Coupling Group was also recognized as a 2006 award winner.
The Leading EDGE Award measures, tracks and recognizes regional middle-market companies that are creating the most value for themselves as well as for the community. Recognized companies exhibited innovation, philanthropic values, support of local vendors and a presence beyond the Northeast Ohio region, increasing the value of this region's economy.
"Receiving this award for the second consecutive year is an honor," said Brett Jaffe, Tuthill Coupling Group President. "We strive to continually improve our processes and maintain a standard of excellence for our company and our employees. We are proud that this continuous improvement allows us to make a positive contribution to the Northeast Ohio economy."
The Entrepreneurs EDGE (Economic Development through Growth and Entrepreneurship) is a 501c3 organization that is committed to helping middle-market companies in Northeast Ohio grow their value, while building a culture that is supportive of entrepreneurial ventures. For more information on the EDGE visit: www.edgef.org.
Tuthill Coupling Group manufactures a comprehensive range of quick coupling solutions at its Berea, OH and Annemasse, France locations. Tuthill's precision products are widely marketed through a strong network of global distributorships. Tuthill Coupling Group is a part of Tuthill Corporation, which is headquartered in Burr Ridge, IL. Tuthill Corporation is a dedicated lean manufacturing organization, which provides a wide variety of industrial products and services through its eight business units.
For additional information visit www.tuthill.com.