Teri Blumenthal
Plant Manager
Rockwell Automation
Ladysmith, WI

“Manufacturing has so many opportunities, they are endless! A role in manufacturing is always exciting, never boring, and is very rewarding. I am able to interact with people all of the time, lead others and watch them grow and enjoy their careers in manufacturing!”

Teri Blumenthal has a 30-plus year career of nurturing people, growing the business, and developing as a dynamic leader at Rockwell.  She has demonstrated exceptional skills in leading her staff at Rockwell’s two main campuses in a range of progressively responsible positions, always keeping her teams focused, productive, and committed to both internal and external clients. She is extremely relatable, and her leadership and compassion have created a culture where individuals and groups truly want to do their best. 
Teri has worked with the city of Ladysmith over the years to grow and expand the facility, benefitting the city, the corporation, and all of the families and individuals who work there.  Under her leadership, the facility has received a range of awards from state and local groups.
In addition to her daily responsibilities as plant manager, Teri has provided leadership through ground-breaking SAP implementations, new and existing business system enhancements, product launches, major facility expansions, and complex product manufacturing relocations. Teri also makes time to mentor future leaders within her facility and across Rockwell. She has guided colleagues across the world in managing their careers, navigating development situations, and helping to build supportive networks. 
Teri is also an exceptionally strong community advocate. Locally, she is involved in Junior Achievement, the Kiwanis club, several manufacturing consortiums, and works with both the city and local manufacturers to advance economic development.  She has a strong connection to regional colleges, and believes in the importance of reaching students at a young age to spark interest and enthusiasm for a career in manufacturing.

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