For Immediate Release

barbaragallonio TedcoCranston, RI— MetalForming Magazine recognized Barbara Gallonio, of Cranston, RI-based Tedco, Inc.  as a Woman of Excellence in metalforming and fabricating, in their recent announcement citing efforts to recognize individuals who make the industry progressive, dynamic and innovative.

Ms. Gallonio joined Tedco, Inc., Cranston RI, as HR Manager focusing on the development of employees’ technical skills to support the company’s Quality Management System by using her understanding of metrics to benefit customers.  Additional innovations and increased responsibilities accompanied a promotion to General Manager and later, to Vice President/COO. Her experience and support of best practices in manufacturing has positioned Tedco, Inc. as a leader in the precision metal forming industry.

With a key role in the New England District of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) she developed and implemented a scholarship fundraising program for Mechanical Engineering students in 2012. The PMA supports members with programs, products and services to help them thrive and grow in today’s competitive manufacturing environment.

“I’m proud to receive this national honor from the manufacturing industry and it reinforces my belief that the industry is dynamic as it is competitive,” noted Ms. Gallonio.  “Manufacturing careers are a large part of the world’s economy and the cornerstone of innovation. There are many areas for advancement once you start your career path but remember that you must be passionate for your growth and development along with supporting others.”

The publication plans to formally acknowledge Ms. Gallonio in their November 2016 issue, and online. In addition, she will receive a plaque from Metal Forming Magazine in honor of her achievement.

Ms. Gallonio lives in Cranston, RI, with her family.

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Founded in 1980, TEDCO, Inc. has built a leadership position in the high tolerance metal stamping and wire forming industries.  This family organization works as a design partner to support diverse markets through operational excellence and by exceeding customer expectations.  Based in Cranston, RI, the company’s QMS is ISO 9001 Certified and TS 16949 Compliant.

For Additional Information Contact:

Debra T. Morais, President, Communication Works, Inc.
401.934.0708; Cell: 401.286.6666;

Dona Vincent, President/CFO, Tedco, Inc.