Thursday, March 9, 2023
Women in the wood products industry are making an impact whether they work in the C-suite or on the production floor. Recently, efforts by two leaders in the wood products arena were honored with the 2023 Women MAKE America awards presented by the Manufacturing Institute.
Christine Marvin of Marvin Windows and Doors and Leigh Ann Richardson of Koppers, an integrated global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds, were two of 127 other women across the country in receiving this distinction.
The Women MAKE Awards recognize women in science, technology, engineering and production careers who exemplify leadership within their companies. This national honor identifies top talent in the manufacturing industry and further encourages award winners to mentor and support the next generation of female talent to pursue modern manufacturing careers.
Marvin windows and doors
Christine Marvin, chief marketing and experience officer at Marvin, a premium manufacturer of windows and doors, was named a winner of the 2023 Women MAKE America Awards, a national honor that identifies top female talent in the manufacturing industry.
The award recognizes a select group of women nationwide in science, technology, engineering and production careers who exemplify leadership within their organizations.
Leigh Ann Richardson, senior manager of regulatory affairs, at Koppers was also honored with The Manufacturing Institute’s 2023 Women MAKE Award.
“Leigh Ann’s work is critical in furthering our company’s mission to create safe and responsible solutions for our customers,” said Koppers President and CEO Leroy Ball. “An exemplary contributor to our organization and to her community, we are proud that her positive impact is being celebrated in this way. On behalf of the entire Koppers team, we congratulate Leigh Ann on this well-deserved recognition.”
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