LORD Corp. recently announced that Hannah Kirby, senior quality engineer in Aerospace Production, has received the Rising Star Award from the Pennsylvania Lordâ??s Kirby Receives Rising Star AwardCommission for Women at the inaugural Hannah Penn Leadership Awards program. This award reportedly recognizes an emerging female leader who embodies the spirit of the Hannah Penn Leadership Awards.

Kirby joined LORD in 2010 and is responsible for providing technical expertise in the area of manufacturing and production processes. She develops, implements, and maintains prevention-oriented quality and inspection systems for aerospace products. She also identifies and leads ongoing improvement efforts through team-based activities, individual improvement initiatives, and application of current and emerging quality principles and tools.

The Hannah Penn Leadership Awards recognize Pennsylvania women who have been outstanding mentors and role models through their leadership, service and commitment to empowering women and girls in three award categories: Business Leadership; Civic and Volunteer Leadership; and Rising Star.

“We congratulate Hannah on winning the Hannah Penn Leadership Rising Star Award,” said Ed Auslander, president and CEO. “She is a leader at LORD and in the community, and serves as a role model for those around her.”

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