Manufacturing Leaders Recognized at Statewide Event
Monday, November 26, 2018
In its fourth annual Legends in Iowa Manufacturing event, Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI), recognized leaders in manufacturing at an awards dinner last night. Over 200 people attended the event at the Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona.
Awards were presented to the following individuals, companies organizations:
- Tim Greene of Quality Machine in Audubon won the Legend of Manufacturing award for companies with fewer than 100 employees.
- Richard Davidson of Thombert, Inc., located in Newton, won the Legend of Manufacturing award for companies having between 100 – 300 employees.
- Jim Tyler and Kirk Tyler of Atlantic Coca Cola Bottling based in Atlantic, was awarded the Legend of Manufacturing award for companies with more than 300 employees.
- Roger Brown of Precision Pulley Idler in Pella won the Manufacturer Export award.
- West Delaware County Community School District and the Delaware County manufacturers Henderson Products, XL Specialized Trailers, and Paladin Implementswere chosen as the Legends in Manufacturing Champion.