Walter Receives Prestigious Award

Company named Top Ten Business of the Year

Waukesha, WI – Walter was recently named a 2013 Top 10 Business of the Year by the Waukesha County Business Alliance and media partner BizTimes Media LLC.

The prestigious annual award recognizes companies headquartered in southeastern Wisconsin that have consistent financial growth, and demonstrate a commitment to good business practice through their employee relations, customer-focused commitment and community service involvement.

"These businesses are outstanding examples of the strong, innovative and thriving companies we have in southeastern Wisconsin,” said Suzanne Kelley, president of the Waukesha County Business Alliance. “Each business is a testament to what it means to be a leading company – through commitment to their employees, customers and communities, consistent financial performance and innovation within their industries.”

Muff Tanriverdi, President of Walter Americas, was equally proud of the honor, “The award truly shows the efforts made by our employees to our continued success as well as our commitment to the economic vitality of the Waukesha area, both as an employer as well as good corporate citizens.”

The prestigious award was also recognized by Governor Scott Walker and Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch of the state of Wisconsin with a Certificate of Achievement.

Walter offers an extensive line up of cutting tools for milling, drilling, turning, boring and specialized tooling for unique applications through its competence brands Walter Valenite, Walter Titex and Walter Prototyp. As well as multi-level service programs through its Walter Multiply brand. Headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin the company has a strong network of distributors and field engineers across their subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. The Walter name is synonymous with productivity, thanks to more than 90 years of developing cutting tools and inserts that set new standards in quality, innovation and production.


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