Manufacturing Leaders Awards 2017

Boston MA, 30 November 2017

Winners

Manufacturing Innovation

thermo fisher

Runner up: Unity Scientific

Operational Excellence

belden

Runner up: Integer

Supply Chain Excellence

celestica

Runner up: IBM

Sustainable Manufacturing

ibm

Runner up: Nexeo Solutions

Talent Engagement

allegion

Runner up: IBM

Manufacturer of the Year

celestica-white

Highly Commended: IBM, Allegion and Integer

Photos by David Bruno Event Photography

Finalists

akzonobel
domtar
land o'frost
stanley black and decker
allegion
grass valley
magna
sunpower
basf
gsf
michigan state
thermo fisher
western michigan uni
bedrock
ibm
nexeo
unity
west-liberty-foods
belden
integer
nov
walmart
celestica
keystone
ppc
west

Categories

innovation

MANUFACTURING INNOVATION

Those shortlisted have adopted new technologies in their operations and use new approaches to improve processes. Winners will have successfully integrated new technologies such as sensor networks, IOT, advanced robotics and 3D printing.

operations

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Those shortlisted demonstrate successful continuous improvement projects that have reduced cost, encouraged employee engagement, streamlined processes and reduced waste output. Winners will show a significant improvement in the way the organization operates and will have contributed significantly to the organization’s overall performance.

supply

SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE

Those shortlisted demonstrate innovation in the way they source materials, manage suppliers, manufacture and deliver products to consumers. Winners will have a revamped and optimized supply chain and related processes, with a focus on delivering maximum quality to the consumer.

sustain

SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

Those shortlisted in this category have adopted manufacturing processes that are economical, conserve energy and are non-polluting. Winners will be dedicated to sustainable practices: impacting change, transforming processes and introducing policies that ensure the ongoing practice of sustainable manufacturing.

people

TALENT ENGAGEMENT

Those shortlisted have attracted and nurtured competition-beating talent, strengthened their position by developing leaders and maintained an engaged and diverse workforce for the future.

win

MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

The overall winner will stand out as an exemplary employer, with successful continuous improvement projects, new technology integration, sustainable practices and high levels of employee engagement, making a significant impact on the manufacturing profession.

Timings

6.30pm

Drinks reception

7.15pm

Dinner

9.00pm

Awards ceremony

10.30pm

Evening concludes

The Judges

doug

Douglas Conant

Founder of ConantLeadership
Former CEO of Campbell’s Soup

brad

Brad Young

VP Global Manufacturing & Sourcing
Staples

charlean

Charlean Gmunder

VP Manufacturing
Maple Leaf Foods

mark

Mark Gooch

Global VP Lean Enterprise
Pentair

gabriel

Gabriel Arreaga

VP Global Supply Chain
Stanley Black & Decker

billy

Billy Taylor

Director of Commercial, Off Highway & Support Manufacturing
Goodyear

Location

The Boston Westin Waterfront is an AAA Four Diamond award-winning hotel located in Boston’s thriving Seaport District. Waterfront is less than three miles (5-10 minutes by taxi) from Logan International Airport, and a short walk or cab ride to the historic North End, the Financial District, and scenic Back Bay.

Boston hotel
Boston

Get in touch with us

Paul

Paul Capon

646 712 9612

pc@manufacturingleaders.com