Congratulations to all the winners of the Seattle Business Magazine’s 2019 Washington Manufacturing Awards. We are proud to be an ongoing sponsor of this annual event and recognize these Washington based companies.
The men and women at these companies make cool stuff, often in inventive, innovative and environmentally friendly ways. If manufacturing today is reclaiming some status as cool, here are the people and companies making that happen.
Manufacturing Company of the Year, Small
GOLD: King Machine LLC
SILVER: Aspen Power Catamarans
Manufacturing Company of the Year, Large
GOLD: Safe Boats International LLC
SILVER: Cedar Groove Composting Inc.
Food & Beverage Processor of the Year
GOLD: Skagit Valley Malting LLC
SILVER: Pasco Processing LLC
Emerging Manufacturer of the Year
Green Manufacturer of the Year
Silfab Solar Inc.
Building Trades Manufacturer of the Year
SILVER: Cabinet Tech LLC
Innovator of the Year
GOLD: Bogert Manufacturing Inc.
Nonprofit Manufacturer of the Year
The Lighthouse for the Blind Inc.
Legacy Manufacturer of the Year
North Star Ice Equipment Corporation
Executive of the Year, Small Company
Tom Miller: president, Western Industrial Tooling Inc., Redmond
Executive of the Year, Large Company
Debbie Lee: CEO, Tool Gauge Tacoma
Lifetime Achievement Award
Loren Lyon: president, Lyon Enterprises; former president and center director, Impact Washington
Tom McLaughlin: executive director, Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS)
2019 Washington Manufacturing Awards Judges
Sharon Gregory, partner, Moss Adams
Loren Lyon, president, Lyon Enterprises; former president/director, Impact Washington
Tom McLaughlin, executive director, Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS)
Hillary Parker, principal, Clark Nuber
Bill Virgin, Seattle Business magazine columnist/writer
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