Thank you, Joe, for your extraordinary commitment and dedication over nearly 50 years. Your expertise, experience and know-how has been invaluable to all of us and in particular the Franklin team. You have built a fantastic career on hard work, perseverance, expertise and knowledge.
Throughout our company’s history, many have relied on you. You pragmatically faced the challenges of national and international growth and the various transfers of company ownership. Also, you proved to be an exceptionally skilled fellow traveler on our road towards product diversification.
Your easy-going attitude and good humor are well known and will be missed!