Liberty Machine Receives Teamwork and Partnership Award for Excellence

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Liberty Machine, a key Lenox Laser custom part vendor receives an award for their outgoing and excellent teamwork, partnership, quality, and service. Their great communication skills as well as their willingness to provide a quality part has earned them this prestigious vendor award.

Linus Hall, Lenox Laser’s Material Coordinator, presented the award to Dan Hoxter, President of Liberty Machine, on 7/8/2004 at their shop.

Washington D.C. / Reagan’s Funeral

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A few Lenox Laser employees had the honor and the privilege to watch President Reagan’s funeral procession and burial in Washington D.C.

A few employees interviewed CNN, MSNBC and other camera crews as they patiently waited for the funeral procession to begin.

Mr. d’ Entremont met Alan Greenspan, US Federal Reserve Chairman, and he presented him with one of our famous million dollar dimes (below) for a commemoration of Reagan’s funeral.

Venus Transit Over the Sun

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On June 8th, Pastor Tom Cordock from Lenox Laser brought his telescopes and binoculars equipped with special optics to view the Venus transit over the sun. He was able to capture some magnificent photos of this historic event which are shown at the bottom right. This special event last happened in 1882 and British astronomer Jeremiah Horrocks recorded the first transit of Venus across the sun in 1639. You will have to wait until June 6, 2012 to see this again.

For more information, pictures, and movies about this unique historic event please visit Venus Transit 2004

Lenox Laser is also playing a role in the Messenger Mission which should be taking off this month and begin its voyage around Venus in order to study the innermost planet, Mercury.

Service Contract Received from Ophthalmology Lab

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Lenox Laser has recently been awarded an optical service contract from the Ophthalmology Department at University of Maryland.

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Tim Rhodes (pictured left), a veteran Lenox Laser Lab Technician heads up a team of technicians that visits UMD once a week to service, clean, calibrate, repair, and help design their critical equipment. Tim’s precision skills, experience, and tools allow him to do extremely critical tasks on very expensive lab equipment.

Robyn Preist, the clinical manager at the UMD Department of Ophthalmology has been so impressed by Tim’s dedication and skills that they have asked him to work extra hours in order to clean other various equipment.

John Whelan joins Lenox Laser Team

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John Whelan, joins the team of Lenox Laser, in the Quality Assurance team. Mr. Whelan has a varied and wide background in the mechanical trades, from aviation maintenance technology to assisting on the recent Washington D.C. metro rail car project.

Mr. Whelan’s expertise in machineable parts and assemblies will be a valuable addition to the Lenox Laser team. Mr. Whelan won service awards and medals for his work in the Republic of Vietnam for the United States of America. He was also a valued member of Ward Machineries assembly department, specializing in sub assemblies. He also assisted in the development of a railcar for AAI/CAF.

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