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The Manufacturing Institute Honors Three at Cooper Tire & Rubber Company with 2017 STEP Ahead Awards


The Manufacturing Institute has recognized three Cooper Tire & Rubber Company employees with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award for 2017.

“All three play integral roles at Cooper and serve as outstanding role models to other women and men in their manufacturing careers. On behalf of everyone at Cooper, I congratulate these three leaders and wish them continued success.”

Christine Linder, Manufacturing Services Manager at Cooper’s tire manufacturing facility in Texarkana, Ark., Stacie Rampe, Corporate Benefits and Payroll Manager based in Findlay, Ohio, and Kelsey Wensink, Regional Credit Manager, also based in Findlay, are among 130 women nationally who have earned the honor from a field of hundreds of nominees.

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