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Huron Manufacturing Association Calls for Nominations for 2012 Huron Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Monday September 10th, 2012

The HMA is now accepting nominations for all eligible individuals or companies for the 2012 Manufacturing Excellence Awards.

Nomination is easy.

E-mail the name of the person or company you wish to nominate to the HMA. Don’t forget to indicate the award category. info@huronmanufacturing.ca

Nomination Deadline: September 14, 2012

Junior Employee of the Year Award – will be awarded to an individual under 30 years of age who is working in a manufacturing business in Huron County and has made a significant contribution to his or her workplace.

Youth Integration Award – will be awarded to a Huron County manufacturer that has excelled in hiring and retaining young people and implemented progressive initiatives for advancing young people within the company.

Innovative Manufacturing Award – will be awarded to a Huron County manufacturer who has implemented significant process improvements,

organizational improvements or expansions and has demonstrated competitive success, innovation and leadership.

Innovative Product Award – will be awarded to a Huron County manufacturer who has successfully met the challenge of transforming a good idea into a product on the market since 2007. The winning product will chosen based on innovation, creativity, acceptance in the marketplace, delivery of value to customers, competitive advantages and business success.

Corporate Citizenship Award—will be awarded to a manufacturing company in Huron that has made outstanding contributions to their community and to the Huron Manufacturing Association.

Outstanding Associate Member Award – will be awarded to an associate member of the Huron Manufacturing Association who showed substantial involvement with the HMA and has assisted in promoting the goals of the HMA for a strong manufacturing sector in Huron County.

Green Leader Award – will be awarded to a Huron County manufacturer who has demonstrated leadership in development of environmentally sustainable processes, policies and products.

Employer of the Year Award – will be awarded to a Huron County manufacturer who has strived to retain their current employees through innovative ideas and professional development.

Exporting Award – will be awarded to a Huron County manufacturer who has achieved exporting success with improved sales figures outside Canada, accessing new markets and/or taking more market share.

Health & Safety Award – will be awarded to a Huron County manufacturer who has achieved excellent results in Health and Safety reducing occupational hazards and disease and/or developing innovative Health and Safety policy.

Outstanding Tech Department Award—Selected from among Huron County Technical Education Departments in local high schools.