As we celebrate this joyous season, I want to reflect upon the dedicated spirit of our staff and our leadership here at NEDC.
This has been an extraordinary year at NEDC. We moved our manufacturing plant to Methuen, Massachusetts, to a state-of-the-art 102,000 square foot building. We received Trusted Supplier Status with few more of our customers. We increased our sustainability and strengthened our impact on supplying robust, dependable gaskets to our customers with a repetitive record of top quality, delivery and service.
I also want to thank those leading in our organization for their commitment to leading and serving this company with strong accountability to meet and surpass the objectives put forward, along with the Six Sigma/Lean Initiative team, our Future Business Leaders Program, and for the Team Building events that we all participate in weekly. These people lead with the NEDC values.
In 2016, we have our ribbon cutting scheduled in January to celebrate our move to Methuen, Massachusetts. 2016 has promise for new investment of equipment at NEDC, with continued focus in automated equipment to stay competitive and to continue strong growth. We are committed to community growth via STEM initiatives.
After providing gaskets and seals for another year to equipment that supports our troops abroad, we want to thank the courageous men and women in our military who have taken up arms to secure and defend this country, and who cannot be home for the holidays.
From all of us at NEDC, may your holidays bring you Joy and the New Year every blessing.