The World Trade Center Institute, a regional business network, named the leader of a Frederick manufacturer as a 2016 Maryland International Business Leadership award winner, according to the nonprofit's website.

Bill Wright of Wright Manufacturing Inc., a lawn equipment company at 4600 Wedgewood Blvd., was one of several people to receive this leadership award, the website states.

Wright serves as chief executive officer of the company.

A ceremony will be held March 9 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the American Visionary Art Museum at 800 Key Highway in Baltimore, the website states. 

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Paige Jones covers business and biotech in Frederick County. She started at the paper in 2014 as a nighttime crime reporter before switching to business. A Kansas transplant in Maryland, she enjoys exploring the East Coast in her free time.

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