First American Selected for ARMA’s Industry Icon Award
Ferry Industries is pleased to announce that Ann Rowland has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Association of Rotational Moulders Australasia (ARMA) Icons of Rotational Moulding Award. It was presented at the ROTOMOULD 2019 Conference in Brisbane, Australia in June of 2019. This is a distinctive honor that has only been given to 12 others in the rotational molding industry, and Rowland is the first American to receive this honor. The award is in recognition of the consistent dedication and extraordinary accomplishments of individuals who have contributed to the growth of the rotational molding industry. Ann’s passion for the rotational molding and her genuine concern for promoting the industry was a substantial decision in her selection by the ARMA board for this prestigious award.
“I am honored to be selected as the 2019 Industry Icon. It is the highlight of my career,” said Rowland. Rowland is the International Sales Manager at Ferry Industries, Inc., in Stow, Ohio, USA, and has been with Ferry since 1982. Ann has dedicated her career to sharing her knowledge with the industry as well as encouraging others to do the same. She is responsible for sales of RotoSpeed rotational molding machinery outside of the United States (except for Western Europe) as well as the eastern seaboard of the United States. Ann has been married to her husband Bruce for 40 years and lives in Akron, Ohio, USA.
“Congratulations to our Industry Icon. Ann’s leadership, industry experience and warm nature are assets to Ferry and the rotational molding industry which enables Ferry to grow and expand our presence in key markets,” said Adam Covington, VP of Sales & Aftermarket for Ferry Industries, Inc., a Madison Industries company.
Ferry’s RotoSpeed brand is the industry leader and global supplier of rotational molding machines. The company designs and manufactures Carousel (Independent-Arm & Fixed-Arm Turret), In-Line Shuttle and Rocking Oven rotational molding machines as well as engineers custom machines for its expanding domestic and international markets. Ferry has an installed base of more than 1,300 machines operating in more than 60 countries. Ferry also serves the market with ancillary support equipment for automation and streamlining production processes for speed, economy and consistency.
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Pictured L to R: Leisa Donlan, CEO ARMA, Ann Rowland, Graeme Hall, President of the Board, ARMA