Several area companies got an early Christmas present this week – they were nominated for the 2011 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year awards.
Honored companies include EMT International of Hobart, Schwabe North America of Green Bay, WS Packaging Group of Green Bay, Winsert Inc. of Marinette, JL French Automotive Castings, Inc. of Fond du Lac, Kaysun Corp. of Manitowoc, MAG IAS, LLC of Fond du Lac, Plexus Corp. of Neenah, SCA North American Tissue in Manitowoc, Walker Forge in Clintonville and Wisconsin Film & Bag of Shawano.
The awards program recognizes manufacturers of all sizes and specialties. Four Grand Awards will be made based on company size and one on environmentally sustainable practices.
The awards will be given on Feb. 23 during a banquet at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. Sponsors are Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Michael Best & Friedrich and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.
Click here for a complete list of nominees.