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2nd Step Awards recognize women for excellence in manufacturing

Dr. Maureen Lockwood, Manufacturing Manager at Thombert, Inc., Newton, Iowa will be awarded the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award.  The STEP Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to senior management.  The STEP Awards will be presented in Washington, DC on February 7, 2014. 

"My passion for manufacturing comes from the collaborative culture of continuously improving results. We use team problem solving and innovation skills to better product quality, performance and the workplace. I thoroughly enjoy working with colleagues at all levels of the business to achieve things that once seemed impossible.”, commented Dr. Lockwood.

Dr. Lockwood has earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from The University of Iowa, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and a Doctorate of Management from the University of Phoenix.