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FLWIB Press Release


APRIL 5, 2021
Contact: Michael Woloson
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board recognizes G.W. Lisk as its
“Finger Lakes Hires Business of the Week.”

Geneva, New York -The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB) announced today that G.W. Lisk of Clifton Springs, New York is “Finger Lakes Hires Business of the Week”. Finger Lakes Hires promotes businesses in need of workers by promoting their workforce culture and job openings. “There are excellent career opportunities for working families right here in the Finger Lakes.” said Lynn Freid, FLWIB Director.  “Finger Lakes Hires”is designed to highlight the unique stories and business cultures of companies in the Finger Lakes every day for one week.  “G.W. Lisk is a great example of the kind of company Finger Lakes Hires is designed to support,” Freid added.

G.W. Lisk History
G.W. Lisk, located in Clifton Springs, New York started out in 1910 making cake pans, tin pails, and spraying devices. Over one hundred years later, those practical goods have been replaced by electromechanical solutions used in aerospace, defense, on/off highway, oil & gas, industrial, and medical. The company has a full range of in-house design, testing, and manufacturing capabilities to provide complete service through the entire product life cycle. 

With manufacturing facilities in the United States, Ireland, and China, Lisk employs 850 workers throughout the world with the majority working right here in Clifton Springs, NY.  “We currently have about 20 openings” said Zachary E. Brooks, Talent Acquisition Manager at Lisk.  “They range from Machinist positions to Quality Engineers to Assembly Operator positions and more. Here at Lisk there are opportunities to develop your skills while following your own career-pathway. There is plenty of room to grow!” Brooks added.  Along with competitive pay and benefits like health insurance and vacation pay, G.W. Lisk offers holiday cash bonuses and a variety of health & wellness programs as well as a Profit Sharing Bonus and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Senator Pam Helming said, “I am proud to support the Finger Lakes Hires initiative to connect local residents with good jobs at local employers. Thank you to Executive Director Lynn Freid and the staff and board members of the FLWIB for their leadership. G.W. Lisk is a global leader in manufacturing and a valued local employer with a proud history of contributing to the Clifton Springs community. Lisk was a leader in working with FLCC to create its machinist training program and build a skilled manufacturing workforce in the region. My thanks to President and CEO Ed Maier and the entire Lisk team for their investment and commitment to providing excellent job and career opportunities in the Finger Lakes.”

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