DPAO receives donation from Knowlton Technologies to purchase a stair lift

News release

WATERTOWN, NY — The Disabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO) recently received funds from Knowlton Technologies to install a Stair lift in one of their buildings to assist those with developmental disabilities to be able to access the second floor.

The donation from Knowlton Technologies was over $8,000 and was used to purchase and install a Stair lift in DPAO’s administration building located at 617 Davidson Street in Watertown.

The photo here shows William Hardin, Business Manager and Site Lead from Knowlton Technologies accepting a plaque from Tim Dermady, DPAO Foundation Director.

Knowlton Technologies is a world leader in the design, accelerated prototyping and manufacturing wet-laid nonwovens in filtration, friction and custom-designed composite webs. The company’s focus is on manufacturing filled composites and high-performance wet-laid nonwovens. Including pre-pregs, pre-forms, veil media for engineered composite webs, laminate layers and functional materials for the brake, engine drive train markets and fluid filtration.

Knowlton Technologies is the longest continuously-operated paper mill in the United States. For 200 years, companies across the globe have turned to Knowlton’s knowledge, technology and expertise to increase sales and profitability by helping launch technologically advanced, structurally sound products and processes for wet-laid substrates and solvent-based saturated media.

Knowlton Technologies has been a regular supporter for many of DPAO’s programs and services and has also sponsored their Annual Concert Series.

DPAO thanks Knowlton Technologies for their continued support and assistance for the programs and services that are offered in Jefferson, Lewis and surrounding communities.