Thank you to those who attended the 2015 Manufacturing Awards!
To read the 2015 Manufacturing Awards feature, click here.
To read the October issue, click here.
To view a photo slideshow of the event, click here.
To purchase photos from the event, click here.
**Note: For details about last year's event, and for the 2014 list, click here.
About the event
One of the state's largest industries, manufacturing represents over 11 percent of the state's total employment. Each year Minnesota Business magazine honors the industry's best leaders and companies with a prestigious awards event and a much-read feature article spotlighting all the finalists. A celebratory event was held in Minneapolis on Sept. 24.
2015 Manufacturing Awards: New Textile Product
2015 Manufacturing Awards: New Product - Food and Beverage
2015 Manufacturing Awards: Most Sustainable Product
2015 Manufacturing Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award
Awarded to an individual who has entered a leadership role within Minnesota’s manufacturing industry within the past five years, made significant accomplishments, and appears poised for further success.
Executive of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has made major accomplishments in Minnesota’s manufacturing industry in the past few years. The nominee should have at least 5 years of executive leadership experience in the manufacturing industry.
Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award
Awarded to an individual who has made major accomplishments in Minnesota’s manufacturing industry and contributed to the advancement of the industry for at least 20 years.
Recipient: Mike Gramse, Owner & President, MRG Tool and Die