The Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year (MOTY) awards program is sponsored by the accounting and advisory firm of Baker Tilly, the legal firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and WMC.


This award program recognizes manufacturers for outstanding achievements in many different areas including effective research and development, export activity, profitable growth, commitment to employees, commitment to total quality, investment in training and retraining, and commitment to community.

Hear from the seven 2014 MOTY award winners at their awards ceremony February 26, 2015 in Milwaukee

Companies are placed in four size categories based on company-wide employee count. A Workforce Development Grand Award is also given for manufacturers who are leading the way in workforce development best practices. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Applications are available mid-September each year and due in early December. Nominees are celebrated and winners are revealed at a black tie awards ceremony the last Thursday in February at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. Visit the MOTY website to learn more and review the required application information.

Contact Megan West, MOTY Coordinator at Baker Tilly, for more information: 800.362.7301

The Manufacturer of the Year Awards ceremony takes place during a series of events in Milwaukee focusing on manufacturing. Also join us for…

WMEP’s Manufacturing Matters! Conference

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

Contact WMEP, for more information and to register: 877.800.2085


WMC Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee

Contact Samantha Sepic, WMC Marketing Coordinator, for sponsorship information: 608.661.6909