Abilene, TX, April 2, 2009: Lauren was recently honored as the 2008 Corporate Sponsor of the Year for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

In 2008, Lauren forged a strong partnership with BBBS of Abilene in order to serve at-risk youth in the Abilene community. During 2008, Lauren hosted a number of events for BBBS, including a game night at our fabrication facility and a big for a day event at ACU. Lauren also sponsored several BBBS activities including a Christmas Concert for mentors and their littles.

Vice President of Engineering, Clint Rosenbaum, accepted the award on behalf of Lauren and reemphasized our commitment to a long-standing partnership with BBBS.

Lauren is proud to partner with BBBS to assist the youth in the Abilene community. In doing so, Lauren is not only partnering with a great organization with a great cause, but we are also living out our vision: “To be a light to the World.”

The Lauren Corporation is a leader in many diversified markets such as Alternative Energy, Polymers, Power, Pulp & Paper, Refining, Special Metals and Material Handling. With offices throughout the US and Canada, Lauren provides Engineering, Procurement and Construction services to industrial customers worldwide. For more information about Lauren, please visit us online at www.laurenec.com.