November 19, 2018

Manufacturing Excellence award winners to be honored at annual Evening of Excellence

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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.

For more information or to reserve a seat at the event, visit AWB's website or contact Kelli Schueler at 360.943.1600.