NOVI, Mich., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PTM Corporation has been named as "Michigan WBE of the Year" by the Great Lakes Women's Business Council. PTM Corporation President and Co-Owner Donna Russell-Kuhr received the award at a ceremony in Novi, Michigan.
The annual "Michigan WBE of the Year" award honors a GLWBC member cited for outstanding support for the Council, its initiatives and members throughout the course of the previous year. Awardees are selected from a pool of more than 900 certified woman-owned, woman-managed businesses statewide. The award was presented at the 17th annual Great Lakes Women's Business Council Award Luncheon, held on September 27 during the organization's yearly Great Lakes Women's Business Conference.
Founded in 1970 by Charles T. Russell, PTM is now owned and operated by his four daughters, Donna Russell-Kuhr, Nika Russell-Hess, Gina Russell and Dannielle Russell. The company engineers and builds prototype and production tooling and manufactures metal parts. PTM serves automotive OEMs, Tier One Suppliers, and durable consumer goods manufacturers. PTM is headquartered in Fair Haven, where it maintains several manufacturing and assembly facilities.
"PTM is proud to be a certified WBE by the Great Lakes Women's Business Council, and we are tremendously honored to be named as its Michigan WBE of the year," says Donna Russell-Kuhr, PTM Corporation CEO. "GLWBC is a vital part of the Michigan business landscape, promoting the success of woman-owned businesses in our region. We have benefitted greatly from our membership, and we've tried to do our part to help other WBEs succeed as well.
"We are proud of our company's diversity, and proud to support other Women's Business and Minority Business Enterprises, as well as many community programs and events. This award wouldn't have been possible without the efforts of all of our bright, talented associates and their commitment to living the PTM code's number one item: Deliver exceptional performance and peace of mind to the customer."
PTM Corporation is a leading regional provider of engineering, prototyping, production and assembly services to the automotive and durable goods industries. A certified WBE enterprise, PTM focuses on the providing of metal parts, components and assemblies created at its multiple specialized facilities in Fair Haven, Michigan. For more information, visit the PTM Corporation website at www.ptmcorporation.com.
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