November 19, 2018
Manufacturing Excellence award winners to be honored at annual Evening of Excellence
As AWB traveled the state Oct. 4-12 for it second-annual Manufacturing Week bus tour, the four recipients of the 2018 Manufacturing Excellence awards were announced on shop floors and farmland from Spokane to Vancouver.
The annual awards recognize employers in the manufacturing sector for their efforts in lowering emissions and energy consumption, innovation and overall operational excellence. This year's Manufacturing Excellence award winners are:
- Manufacturer of the Year: The McGregor Company, Colfax
- Innovation: Pearson Packaging Systems, Spokane
- Operational Excellence: Columbia Pulp, Dayton
- Green Manufacturing: Great Western Malting, Vancouver
The companies will receive their award hardware at AWB's Evening of Excellence gala Nov. 28 at Benaroya Hall in Seattle.