LENOX Institute of Technology now open

New hands-on training center opens in East Longmeadow, Mass.

Rich Weurthele, the new president at LENOX, welcomes staff at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new LENOX Institute of Tehcnology, on June 7th.LENOX, a leading manufacturer of premium power tool accessories, hand tools, torches, solder and band saw blades, announces the opening of their new LENOX Institute of Technology (LIT) located within the company headquarters in East Longmeadow, Mass. The grand opening ribbon cutting took place on June 7th.

The 1,500 square ft. LIT training center is designed to provide hands-on training with LENOX tools and the materials that users encounter in the field. The facility includes a large training room, conference room, café and e-lounge. The LENOX run training programs will be available for domestic and global distributors, sales, and technical teams.

"This new high-tech facility enables us to train our field representatives on the latest LENOX products and technology for the global market," said Tim O'Brien, Manager of Organizational Effectiveness, LENOX. "Having this training available right here in East Longmeadow, Mass. is a great advantage for us. We not only get to show off our latest innovations, we can demonstrate the products that are made right here in the manufacturing plant."

Construction on LIT was completed at the end of May 2010 and the first classes are scheduled to begin in June.

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