In recognition of their leadership and contributions to the manufacturing industry, Covestro LLC recently announced its employees Julia Rubino, Myriam Gateault and Patti Opacic were selected as recipients of the “Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards,” presented by The Manufacturing Institute. The STEP Ahead Awards reportedly honor women and their achievements at all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory floor to the c-suite.  

The honorees were among 130 women nationally to receive the honor, which is part of the larger STEP (science, technology, engineering and production) Ahead initiative.

“Covestro is proud to be represented by Myriam, Julia and Patti, who have earned national attention through their exemplary leadership. They’ve not only had a substantial impact on our business, but through their community engagement, volunteerism and mentorship, have positively impacted the lives of many individuals,” said Jerry MacCleary, chairman and CEO of Covestro LLC. “We hope that through this national recognition, their stories will serve to inspire other women to pursue careers in manufacturing and STEM [science, technology, engineering and mathematics].”

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