EAO Honors Luscombe Engineering Company

with R.W. Maier Memorial Achievement Award at 2017 EDS Summit


SHELTON, Conn., May 2017 – EAO, the expert partner for innovative, intuitive and reliable Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), is pleased to announce that Luscombe Engineering Company (San Jose, Calif.) was recently named the recipient of its annual Robert W. Maier Memorial Achievement Award during the 2017 EDS Summit in Las Vegas.

“This annual award recognizes an independent manufacturer sales team that displays an unwavering commitment to embracing the EAO strategy, strengthening the EAO brand and embodying the standards of EAO in its respective territory,” said Lance A. Scott, president, EAO Corporation. “Luscombe Engineering Company was an ideal ambassador for EAO throughout 2016 and their contributions made an undeniable impact on the advancement of our company.”

The award’s namesake, Robert W. Maier, founded the North American headquarters of EAO in 1977. Maier rapidly built the company into a premier supplier of HMI products. His indelible commitment and enthusiasm positioned EAO as a leader in the industry, and his passion for sales and marketing helped to create outstanding brand awareness in a highly competitive market place.

“We are honored to be recognized by EAO for the tireless effort we put forth each day as a representative of their respected brand,” said John Latimer, president, Luscombe Engineering Company. “By upholding the guidelines that helped establish EAO as an industry leader, we are able to thrive as an organization and provide our customers with the best possible products and services.” 

This accolade was presented during an invite-only EAO event during the EDS summit which took place May 16 through May 19. EDS is the premier annual event for the international electronic distribution industry, hosting approximately 5,000 individuals and representing more than 80 percent of the industry each year.