Nominations for the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards will be accepted until 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17. The nomination form can be completed on WausauChamber.com. The Chamber will host an awards ceremony honoring manufacturers from 5-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Rib Mountain.
The event is part of the Chamber’s celebration of Wisconsin’s Manufacturing Month. The Manufacturing Excellence Awards will recognize a recipient in both a small- to medium-sized manufacturer category and a large manufacturer category. The recipient will have displayed excellence in contributing to the growth in the region’s economy, operations, innovation, workplace culture, quality jobs, supply chain management and commitment to the region.
If you are interested in attending the Manufacturing Excellence Awards, please register at WausauChamber.com. The cost for both members and non-members is $35.
Customodal is the presenting sponsor for the event. The platinum sponsors are Greenheck and Ruder Ware LLSC, the gold sponsors are Ellis Construction and Wipfli LLP, the silver sponsor is Ansay & Associates LLC and the bronze sponsors are The Dirks Group LLC, REI Engineering Inc and River Valley Bank.
J & D Tube Benders Inc and Linetec received the award in 2017 in the small to medium and large categories respectively.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) encourages manufacturing employers to host tours as October is Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin. For more information on statewide events, visit WMC.org.