Altec and NAM Recognize North Carolina Congressman George Holding

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altec Inc. presented North Carolina Congressman George Holding with the National Association of Manufacturers' (NAM) Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence during a special ceremony held today at Altec's manufacturing facility in Creedmoor, NC. The NAM Award is given to congressional representatives whose voting record supports key manufacturing legislation.

"Altec is a proud member of NAM and we support the outstanding work the association does to promote the manufacturing sector's vital role in helping to strengthen and expand economic growth in the U.S." said Lee Styslinger III, Altec Chairman and CEO and a NAM board member. "On behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers, it is an honor for Altec to recognize a leader in Congress like Representative George Holding for the pro-manufacturing legislative support he provides. Congressman Holding has a history of advocating public policies that allow manufacturers like Altec to expand our opportunities, create jobs and compete in the global marketplace."

Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. The company provides products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world.

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States representing companies in every industrial sector in all 50 states. The NAM is a leading advocate for policy agendas that help manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs in the United States.

CONTACT: Mark Wegel Altec Inc. 205-991-7733

Source:Altec Inc.