The Lincoln County Employment Security Commission/JobLink Career Center awarded Robert Bosch Tool Corporation as a recipient of the 2005 ESC Employer award.
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, formerly known as Vermont American, began in Lincoln County in 1960 as the Threadit Division of American Saw & Tool.
The company has earned 22 years of Safety Awards from the N.C. Department of Labor.
Bosch maintains an active presence in the community in various organizations such as the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, Lincolnton Rotary, Lincoln Area Human Resource Association and Industrial Managers Association.
In 2004, the company made a $20,000 donation to the Gaston College-Lincoln campus for the construction of their new Technology Center as well as donating $30,000 in products for the annual Rotary auction.
by Amy Wadsworth