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Eastern Metal Supply Inc

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Eastern Metal Supply Inc

President

Eastern Metal Supply of North Carolina, Inc.

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Custom and standard aluminum extrusions distributor / manufacturer - Eastern Metal Supply

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Eastern Metal Supply, a national distributor of custom and standard aluminum extrusions and sheet products, was founded in 1982 by Susie Walsh and Greg Weekes.


A little slice of Kosovo

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I was kinda shocked when I started to find out that all these pizza places were run by people from Kosovo , says Susie Walsh , a longtime business owner in Lake Worth.

The European accents , the stubble , the magnificent calzones.They had to be Italian.
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Susie Walsh , owner of Eastern Metal Supply in Lake Worth , had heard about their arrival and decided to snap them up before they got entrenched in the pizza business.With their backgrounds , I knew they had great potential , she says.So , we went to that Tony's pizza place to track them down..
Sahit is now being trained in accounting at Eastern Metal.Even their teenage children have helped in the office stuffing envelopes.You know , we have about 200 employees here - about a third white , a third black and a third Hispanic , Walsh says.And when they [ the Zogajes ] tell of the atrocities they've gone through , a lot of us just sit there in awe , forget about our complaints and think about how good we've got it here..
Walsh is trying to get them financing for their own home so they don't have to depend on staying with family members.
The children speak perfect English and the parents are learning English from a computer program that speaks , Walsh says.But the guy talking has a New York accent so that's probably what they're going to end up with..
Maybe they'll make it into the pizza business yet.


palmbeaches.org - Press Releases

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Individual ATHENA award nominees for professional excellence, community service, and actively assisting women in achieving professional excellence are: Margarita Abrashami, Publisher and President, Vive Magazine; Sylvia Jackson-Hamilton, Ph.D, Sharps Consult 2 Organize; Lela Jordan, Director of Community Resources and Services Division, City of West Palm Beach; Catherine Lowe, MD; Suzanne Mulvehill MBA, President, Profit Strategies, Inc.; Kristen Olson Murtaugh, Ph. D, Vice President, MacArthur Campus, Florida Atlantic University; Mary T. O'Connor, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Inc.; Young Song, President, Song & Associates; Doreen Wade, President of Freedom Communications; Susie Walsh, President of Eastern Metal Supply; and Dorothy H. Wilken, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Palm Beach County.


A little slice of Kosovo

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"I was kinda shocked when I started to find out that all these pizza places were run by people from Kosovo," says Susie Walsh, a longtime business owner in Lake Worth.

The European accents, the stubble, the magnificent calzones.They had to be Italian.
...
Susie Walsh, owner of Eastern Metal Supply in Lake Worth, had heard about their arrival and decided to snap them up before they got entrenched in the pizza business."With their backgrounds, I knew they had great potential," she says."So, we went to that Tony's pizza place to track them down."
Sahit is now being trained in accounting at Eastern Metal.Even their teenage children have helped in the office stuffing envelopes."You know, we have about 200 employees here - about a third white, a third black and a third Hispanic," Walsh says."And when they [the Zogajes] tell of the atrocities they've gone through, a lot of us just sit there in awe, forget about our complaints and think about how good we've got it here."
Walsh is trying to get them financing for their own home so they don't have to depend on staying with family members.
"The children speak perfect English and the parents are learning English from a computer program that speaks," Walsh says."But the guy talking has a New York accent so that's probably what they're going to end up with."
Maybe they'll make it into the pizza business yet.


Sun-Sentinel:

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Ray Ferrero Jr., Nova Southeastern University president; Susie Walsh, president of Eastern Metal Inc. in Lake Worth; and James R. Dunn, owner of J.R. Dunn Jewelers in Lighthouse Point, were given awards Thursday evening at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

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Susie Walsh, named Palm Beach County Business Leader of the Year, has built a business over 20 years that employs about 300 people and generates annual revenues of $128 million.
Walsh is noted for her treatment of employees and for her company's continued growth.Eastern Metal Supply has been expanding at a time when many others in industry are struggling.Revenues are expected to be up 15 percent in 2002.
Perks at Eastern Metal are not just for top management; Walsh routinely treats workers to a spa day or football game tickets.The company pays for tuition and books for employees who continue their education and can use it in the workplace.Eastern Metal hires people with learning disabilities, giving them opportunities to learn new skills.Older employees have a "job for life" if they want it.
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"This is the hardest thing I've ever done," Walsh told the audience at the ceremony."It's an honor to receive the award."
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When I look at Susie [Walsh], I picked the wrong metal.I should have gone into aluminum."

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