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EGI marks 100th birthday

Author: David E Barensfeld : 07/15/10

EGI on June 21, 2010 marked its centennial year with a reception for employees, retirees and their spouses, the first in a series of employee events over the course of the year. Robert Barensfeld, chairman of the EGI board of directors, made brief remarks recalling the modest circumstances of ELLWOOD City Forge in its early years. David Barensfeld, CEO, referred to the desire of EGI shareholders to keep EGI prosperous and expanding as a family-owned company into a second century by continuing a policy of re-investing profits into the business.