Six Florida companies received statewide recognition as the 2019 winners of the third annual Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards. The awards, recognizing high performing manufacturers in six categories, were announced and presented May 31 at the Governor's Sterling Awards Banquet in Orlando.
The Florida Sterling Council and FloridaMakes collaborated on these statewide awards. Companies were judged on leadership, strategy, customer and market focus, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, workforce and operations.
The 2019 Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence winners are:
Independent Companies with up to 25 employees:
Independent companies with 26-50 employees:
Independent companies 51-125 employees:
Independent companies with more than 125 employees:
Corporate-backed companies with up to 200 employees:
Corporate-backed companies with more than 200 employees:
The winners were selected from among 33 award finalists; 110 manufacturers were nominated. FloridaMakes will feature the finalists and winners in webinars, plant tours and events that share best practices to benefit Florida’s manufacturing sector.
About the Governor’s Sterling Award
Established in 1992, the Florida Sterling Council is a public/private not-for-profit corporation supported by the Executive Office of the Governor. The Council oversees the Governor’s Sterling Award for Performance Excellence, presented annually by the Governor to high performing, role-model organizations, both private and public, who demonstrate superior management approaches and role model results. Sterling's Conference teaches participants how to elevate performance and increase productivity. More at www.floridasterling.com.
FloridaMakes is an industry-led public-private partnership operated by participating regional manufacturing associations throughout Florida. Its mission is to improve the productivity and technological performance of Florida manufacturers by accelerating technology adoption, talent development, and business growth, and to strengthen the state’s high-wage manufacturing economy. It operates with industry, research, educational, and economic development partners, both public and private at the state and national levels, to provide services that are customized to meet the needs and opportunities of individual companies. FloridaMakes is the official representative of the MEP National Network operated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the State of Florida. For more information about FloridaMakes, please visit www.floridamakes.com.