AAON Honored With 2013 Employer Award of Excellence and Manufacturer of the Year
TULSA, OK -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/13 -- AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON),
a leading manufacturer of heating and cooling products, announced
that AAON Coil Products, Inc., a subsidiary of AAON, Inc. located in
Longview, Texas, received the Employer Award of Excellence for the
Workforce Solutions East Texas area at the Texas Workforce
Commission's (TWC) 17th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held
December 4-6 in San Antonio. The Employer Award of Excellence honors
employers that are actively involved with their local workforce board
and have made a positive impact on employers, workers, and the
AAON employs more than 300 employees at its East Texas facility, and
is a top 15 employer for the city of Longview. AAON has been an
active participant in the WorkKeys initiative for the East Texas
board, working with the board's Longview Center and the Longview
Economic Development Corp. to develop redesigned work flow processes
for WorkKeys for job seekers and employers.
"The partnerships between our employers and our local workforce
boards are so important in continuing to develop a skilled,
well-trained workforce in Texas," said TWC Commissioner Representing
Employers Hope Andrade. "I congratulate AAON Coil Products and
Workforce Solutions East Texas for providing a great example of the
power of those partnerships."
AAON, Inc. also announced that AAON Coil Products, Inc. has been
selected as the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year by the Longview Chamber
of Commerce (LCC). The award will be presented at the Longview
Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on January 14, 2014. AAON received
the Manufacturer of the Year Award for its contribution to the local
economy through job creation and corporate citizenship. The LCC works
to advance business growth in and strengthen the local economy of the
Longview trade area.
Norm Asbjornson, President and CEO of AAON, Inc., stated, "We are
delighted that the Texas Workforce Commission and Longview Chamber of
Commerce have recognized AAON Coil Products with these awards. It
speaks to the great work we have done to continually improve AAON and
the communities in which we operate."
About the Texas Workforce Commission
The Texas Workforce Commi
ssion (TWC) is a state agency dedicated to
helping Texas employers, workers, and communities prosper
economically. For details on TWC and the programs it offers in
coordination with its network of local workforce development boards,
please visit www.texasworkforce.org.
About the Longview Chamber of Commerce
The Longview Chamber of Commerce (LCC) is regarded as the leading
business resource in Gregg County, Texas. Their mission is to engage
in and promote projects that have a positive impact on the Longview
Trade Area. For more information, please visit the LCC website at
AAON is engaged in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sale
of air conditioning and heating equipment consisting of standard,
semi-custom and custom rooftop units, chillers, packaged mechanical
rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units,
condensing units, and coils. Since the founding of AAON in 1988, AAON
has maintained a commitment to design, develop, manufacture and
deliver heating and cooling products to perform beyond all
expectations and demonstrate the value of AAON to our customers. For
more information, please visit www.aaon.com.
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