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Minnesota Business magazine announces finalists for its 2015 Manufacturing Awards

August 6, 2015

Minnesota Business magazine announces finalists for its 2015 Manufacturing Awards

MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2015—Minnesota Business magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for its 2015 Manufacturing Awards.

“It is both a pleasure and a public service to shine a spotlight on excellence in manufacturing,” says Minnesota Business Editor in Chief Steve LeBeau. “Everyone needs to know the important contributions of manufacturers to Minnesota’s economic success.”

The nomination process consisted of a 3 month period where nominations were solicited and submitted through the Minnesota Business web portal. Once nominations closed, they were collected and distributed to an internal review team. Since we collect an average of 200 nominations for each of our signature events, the internal review team is responsible for narrowing down the nominations in each category to the top five. These top five are then submitted to an external judging panel, which consists of industry experts across all professional platforms. Judges for the 2015 Manufacturing Awards include John Bruellman, president & CEO of Sign-Zone, Inc.; Kathy Burnham, senior vice president of PadillaCRT; and Kirby Sneen, vice president of the Manufacturers Alliance, among others.

Winners will be announced at a September 24, 2015, celebration to be held at Aria in downtown Minneapolis.

To see the list of finalists, register to attend the celebration, and for more information about the 2015 Manufacturing Awards, visit minnesotabusiness.com/2015-manufacturing-awards.