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Gentex Corporation • 2019 MFG Innovation Excellence Award Winner

Part of changing the general perception of manufacturing is by celebrating the many — industry leaders, policymakers, educators and manufacturing supporters — and honoring the contributions they make to the industry.

2019 MFG Excellence Award Nominations Open April 23!
  1. Boost team morale by acknowledging their accomplishments.
  2. Showcase your company’s achievements and excellence.
  3. Get recognized in MMA’s MiMfg Magazine, social media and website.
  4. Win and be celebrated by your peers at the MFG Excellence Awards on November 7, 2019 in East Lansing.
  5. Receive ongoing recognition and attention through MMA, media and the general public.
  • Honors the roles women play in manufacturing, her significant achievements in the industry and positives impacts within her company and community.
  • Awarded to an individual woman at any level of manufacturing.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November.
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Honors the important, positive and tangible contributions individual manufacturers make to their employees, customers and communities.
  • Large tier is open to an individual or company. Small-tier is awarded to an individual.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November.
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • See past winners.
  • Highlight the coolest product manufacturered in Michigan.
  • Anyone can nominate their favorite Michigan-made product. Submit a photo (including where it’s made and what it is) by sending it directly to martin@mimfg.org, posting it to our Facebook page or tagging us on Twitter or Instagram with #coolestmimfg.
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Once nominations are in, a people’s choice vote will determine the Top 10 coolest products. Round two voting will have Michigan-made products competing for the title of “Coolest” until a final winner is determined. The winning company will be announced at the MFG Excellence Awards on November 7, 2019 in East Lansing!
  • Recognizes a manufacturing company that has shown exemplary leadership in serving its community or state, and is an example of the involved and giving nature of manufacturers.
  • Awarded to a company.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Awarded for exceptional contributions to the industry and the potential for future accomplishments within Michigan manufacturing [less than 10 years in industry].
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Showcases a company that not only has brought an innovative concept to market, but has developed and maintained a culture focused on engaging the workforce to bring new ideas to life.
  • Awarded to a company.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Honors an individual who has excelled in the industry and inspires their peers, emerging leaders, lawmakers and educators to strive to make significant contributions to their company, industry and community.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Recognizes an individual who works to bring focus to the critical need of attracting Michigan’s next generation workforce to manufacturing’s variety of career options.
  • Awarded to an individual.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Recognizes state policymakers who have provided essential leadership in regard to manufacturing issues over his or her career.
  • Awarded to an individual.
  • Presented at the Legislative Reception in September.
  • Selection by MMA-appointed committee.
  • See past winners.

Contact Sarah Martin

Sarah MartinEvent Coordinator
Call 517-487-8521
E-mail martin@mimfg.org

Gentex Corporation • 2019 MFG Innovation Excellence Award Winner

Part of changing the general perception of manufacturing is by celebrating the many — industry leaders, policymakers, educators and manufacturing supporters — and honoring the contributions they make to the industry.

2019 MFG Excellence Award Nominations Open April 23!
  1. Boost team morale by acknowledging their accomplishments.
  2. Showcase your company’s achievements and excellence.
  3. Get recognized in MMA’s MiMfg Magazine, social media and website.
  4. Win and be celebrated by your peers at the MFG Excellence Awards on November 7, 2019 in East Lansing.
  5. Receive ongoing recognition and attention through MMA, media and the general public.
  • Honors the roles women play in manufacturing, her significant achievements in the industry and positives impacts within her company and community.
  • Awarded to an individual woman at any level of manufacturing.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November.
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Honors the important, positive and tangible contributions individual manufacturers make to their employees, customers and communities.
  • Large tier is open to an individual or company. Small-tier is awarded to an individual.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November.
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • See past winners.
  • Highlight the coolest product manufacturered in Michigan.
  • Anyone can nominate their favorite Michigan-made product. Submit a photo (including where it’s made and what it is) by sending it directly to martin@mimfg.org, posting it to our Facebook page or tagging us on Twitter or Instagram with #coolestmimfg.
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Once nominations are in, a people’s choice vote will determine the Top 10 coolest products. Round two voting will have Michigan-made products competing for the title of “Coolest” until a final winner is determined. The winning company will be announced at the MFG Excellence Awards on November 7, 2019 in East Lansing!
  • Recognizes a manufacturing company that has shown exemplary leadership in serving its community or state, and is an example of the involved and giving nature of manufacturers.
  • Awarded to a company.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Awarded for exceptional contributions to the industry and the potential for future accomplishments within Michigan manufacturing [less than 10 years in industry].
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Showcases a company that not only has brought an innovative concept to market, but has developed and maintained a culture focused on engaging the workforce to bring new ideas to life.
  • Awarded to a company.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Honors an individual who has excelled in the industry and inspires their peers, emerging leaders, lawmakers and educators to strive to make significant contributions to their company, industry and community.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Recognizes an individual who works to bring focus to the critical need of attracting Michigan’s next generation workforce to manufacturing’s variety of career options.
  • Awarded to an individual.
  • Presented at MFG Excellence Awards in November
  • Nominations open until Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Recognizes state policymakers who have provided essential leadership in regard to manufacturing issues over his or her career.
  • Awarded to an individual.
  • Presented at the Legislative Reception in September.
  • Selection by MMA-appointed committee.
  • See past winners.

Contact Sarah Martin

Sarah MartinEvent Coordinator
Call 517-487-8521
E-mail martin@mimfg.org
MFG Forum 2017
2 March 2017
MFG Forum 2018
13 December 2017
MFG Law Summit 2018
13 December 2017
Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
Events
Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
This program recognizes excellence in manufacturing by honoring those who make a positive impact in their community and in their industry.
MFG Forum 2017
Events
MFG Forum 2017
The 2017 MFG Forum will outline the threats, discuss best practices and provide resources for protecting valuable manufacturing assets from cyber attack.
MFG Forum 2018
Events
MFG Forum 2018
The MFG Forum guides industry leaders through emerging issues like Industry 4.0 and provide resources to maintain Michigan’s manufacturing advantage in the 21st century.
Insurance Forms
Insurance, Internal Page
Insurance Forms
Download and print the forms you need to manage your benefits program.
Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
News
Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
MMA is proud to announce that Standish’s Vantage Plastics has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Community Impact Award.
Manufacturing’s Plan for Michigan
Advocacy
Manufacturing’s Plan for Michigan
Michigan’s economy is growing — but more remains to be done. Discover the industry’s top priorities for the 2017-2018 Legislative Session and help keep manufacturing moving forward.
Building a Competitive Michigan
Advocacy
Building a Competitive Michigan
MMA legislative and regulatory successes have saved Michigan manufacturers billions of dollars in recent years.
Reduced UI Taxable Wage Base Available in 2018
Advocacy
Reduced UI Taxable Wage Base Available in 2018
Eligible employers will qualify for a reduced taxable wage base of $9,000 for calendar year 2018 thanks to MMA-supported legislation passed in 2011.