Stand-On Mower Inventor and Wright Manufacturing Founder To Receive Maryland State Leadership Award

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The World Trade Center Institute will award Bill Wright of Wright Manufacturing, the Maryland State Leadership Award at a ceremony on March 9 in Baltimore.

Bill Wright Inventor of Stand-On Mower

Bill Wright, CEO of Wright Manufacturing, has been selected to receive a 2016 Maryland International Business Leadership Award. The award is sponsored by the World Trade Center Institute, a regional business network. Wright will receive his award March 9 at a ceremony in Baltimore.

Wright invented the stand-on lawn mower, and began manufacturing the first Stander® models in 1997. Today, the Frederick, Maryland company manufactures a complete line of commercial mowers, including zero-turns, walk-behinds and accessories, as well as stand-ons.

Currently, Wright Manufacturing competes in the stand-on market with 14 other manufacturers. According to a recent report in a national publication, Wright is the industry leader in this market segment.

Wright Manufacturing is headquartered at 4600X Wedgewood Blvd, Frederick, MD 21703. For more information about the company and its products, visit or phone 301.360.9810.

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