4 Dane Co. companies competing for Manufacturer of the Year Award

This year four local companies are competing for a Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award. They are:

  • Midwest Prototyping LLC, Blue Mounds — small business category
  • Automation Components Inc., Middleton — medium business category
  • Bell Laboratories Inc., Madison — large business category
  • EVCO Plastics, Deforest — mega business category

The Manufacturer of the Year Awards program recognizes a diverse array of manufacturers of all sizes and sectors of the economy for their paramount economic contributions to the great state of Wisconsin. Of 38 Wisconsin companies nominated, a total of four Grand Award winners will be chosen in categories based on company size.

The annual awards program is co-sponsored by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, Michael Best and Friedrich LLP, and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. The sponsors will celebrate the nominees and reveal the winners at a black-tie awards banquet on Thursday, Feb. 25 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.