Michigan manufacturers met the challenge of a global pandemic and more in the last year, bringing an additional element of reverence to the 2020 MFG Excellence Awards.
Though many may be unfamiliar with hyper-
pure polysilicon, it is indispensable in modern life, enabling the production of high-tech electronics and solar energy. It is manufactured by Hemlock Semiconductor Operations right here in Michigan
Ron Beebe is a straight shooting leader who cares about the people he serves and employs. His ability to look beyond complex situations and create simplicity and value is an asset. He is always motivated to do his best, create the most value, and benefit the most people.
Honor Sheard is passionate about elevating the voices of future female engineers and manufacturing workers. Her words and actions are used strategically to lay the expectations for future female leaders.
Landscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated solutions of high-design site furniture, advanced LED lighting, structure and custom environments. For more than 50 years they have helped designers and other clients achieve beautiful, functional landscapes.
DeWys is a full service custom metal fabrication and manufacturing company providing exceptional service to the Grand Rapids area for over 40 years. Because of the diverse customers served, they have an incredible range of capabilities to fit any customer’s needs.
HSC has a strong commitment to making life better in the communities where their employees live and work. That commitment was behind HSC’s efforts this turbulent year to help its area communities deal with the danger and harm caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a devastating flood.
Julie Malesky is engaged and works to position Nexteer as a great place to work. She has been instrumental in bringing employment engagement events to Nexteer employees and has successfully involved the workforce in several community volunteer programs.
XG products enhance the processability and the mechanical, thermal, electrical and barrier properties of customers’ base materials. XGS has provided its distinct high performance products and expertise to over 1,000 customers since 2006.
This isn’t just a job or even a career for emerging leader Phil Rausch. This is a calling to help change the world for the better. And, the most impactful aspect of winning the MFG Emerging Leader Award is knowing that his co-workers nominated him.