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2012 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award Nominees Announced

Madison – Fifty-eight Wisconsin manufacturers have been nominated for the 2012 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year awards.
Celebrating its 25th year, the MOTY program acknowledges a diverse assortment of manufacturers of all sizes and industries for their significant economic improvements to the great state of Wisconsin. A total of five Grand Award winners will be chosen: four in categories based on company size, and one for being an exemplary role model to all in highlighting innovative workforce development best practices.
2012 Nominees
Access Battery, LLC. – Milwaukee;
Alliance Laundry Systems, LLC – Ripon;
Alto-Shaam, Inc. – Menomonee Falls;
Anteco Pharma, LLC – Lodi
Automation Components, Inc. – Middleton;
Badger Alloys, Inc. – Milwaukee;
Badger Magnetics, Inc. – Milwaukee;
Baptista’s Bakery, Inc. – Franklin;
Briggs & Stratton Corporation – Wauwatosa
Cambridge Major Laboratories, Inc. – Germantown;
Double K, Inc., d/b/a Hometown Trolley – Crandon;
EVCO Plastics – Deforest;
G-&-V Machine Company, Inc. – Ixonia;
Gemini Plastics, Inc. – De Pere;
Greenheck Fan Corporation – Schofield;
HFM Packaging Ltd. – Pewaukee;
HUSCO Automotive Holdings, LLC – Whitewater;
Interior Systems, Inc. – Milwaukee;
 J-&-R Machine, Inc. – Shawano;
KHS USA, Inc. – Waukesha;
KLH Industries, Inc. – Germantown;
Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co., Inc. – Wausau;
L & M Corrugated Container Corporation – Platteville;
M & M Tool and Mold, LLC – Green Bay;
Masters Gallery Foods, Inc. – Plymouth;
MGS Mfg. Group, Inc. – Germantown;
Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc. – St. Nazianz;
N.E.W. Plastics Corp. – Luxemburg;
Nekoosa Coated Products, LLC. – Nekoosa;
Nicolet Plastics, Inc. – Mountain;
North Wood Flooring, LLC – Coleman;
OEM Fabricators, Inc. – Woodville;
Olson Fabrication, Inc. – Algoma;
Oshkosh Corporation – Oshkosh;
Patriot Taxiway Industries – Lomira;
Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. – Appleton;
Plexus Corp. – Neenah;
Power Test, Inc. –Sussex;
Processed Metal Innovators, LLC – Bloomer;
Realityworks, Inc. – Eau Claire;
Reed Switch Developments Corporation– Racine;
Res Manufacturing Company – Milwaukee;
Robbins Manufacturing, Inc. – Fall River;
Rock-Tenn Company ­– Adams;
Saris Cycling Group – Madison;
Sign Effectz, Inc. – Milwaukee;
Solaris, Inc. – West Allis;
Stecker Machine Company, Inc. – Manitowoc;
Steele Solutions Inc – Franklin;
Super Steel LLC – Milwaukee;
The C.A. Lawton Co. – De Pere;
Velocity Machine, Inc. – Green Bay;
The Vollrath Company, LLC – Sheboygan;
Walker Forge, Inc. – Clintonville;
Weldall Mfg., Inc. – Waukesha;
Winsert, Inc. – Marinette;
Wisconsin Plastics, Inc. – Green Bay;
Xten Industries LLC – Kenosha;

The accounting and advisory firm of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and the business association Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce sponsor the annual MOTY awards program. The sponsors will reveal and celebrate the winners at a ceremony February 28, 2013, at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
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