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Membership Spotlight:


LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company headquartered in the United States. For more than 90 years, LORD Corporation has worked in collaboration with its customers to provide innovative aerospace, oil and gas, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, N.C. and 2014 revenues in excess of $890 million, LORD Corporation has more than 3,100 employees in 26 countries and operates 17 manufacturing facilities and nine R&D centers worldwide. LORD Corporation actively promotes STEM education and many other community engagement initiatives.

Rotor Hub Assembly High Res 8776Serving the aerospace industry for over 8 decades, LORD Corporation develops and manufactures technologies ranging from active and passive vibration and motion control isolation products to wireless sensing systems. LORD Corporation's Health Monitoring Systems track components to provide alerts of pending failure, while our JSF Torque Measurement System enables vertical lift and Inertial Navigation Units provide GPS accuracy at a low cost.  LORD Corporation offers unique ultra-conductive coating solutions that provide EMI shielding and lightning strike protection for composites that provide critical protection, while reducing aircraft weight.  In addition, LORD Corporation’s In-flight Propeller Balancing Systems actively reduce propeller-induced vibration in the aircraft, improving engine component reliability and reducing maintenance. It also leverages its expertise in Adaptive Suspension Systems for HMMWVs to improve handling at high speeds over rough terrain.

Innovation in products, services and business processes is in LORD Corporation's DNA.  The company was founded by a patent attorney more than 90 years ago and still maintains a strong focus on bringing the most innovative solutions to our customers. To this end, LORD Corporation has a long-term vision that responds to the needs of the aerospace industry, both today and tomorrow. Its technologies and product solutions are developed in response to feedback from customers and other stakeholders in the industry. As such, many of its solutions are in the planning stages for 10 to 15 years, but they are all vetted by the industry LORD Corporation serves and not created in isolation.

It is the company's goal and operating premise to build a relationship with its customers so it can be their trusted partner, allowing them to focus on their customers and projects. The company's longevity in the industry and track record with the OEMs and tier suppliers proves its commitment to serving its customers.

"LORD Corporation is proud to be members of PNAA and recognize that our membership has been extremely beneficial. PNAA’s dedication to serving as the informational resource for our industry allows all members to stay informed on industry developments. LORD Corporation has definitely benefited from the knowledge-sharing, networking as well as identification of trends. Further, PNAA’s events provide an opportunity for us to meet other industry leaders, as well as introduce LORD Corporation and our technologies to others in the industry. This exposure has resulted in the LORD Corporation team discovering and aligning new business opportunities as well as market needs. Revolutionary designs and solutions are the result!"

Lord Corporation has been a Corporate Member since 2014