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2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners Announced

Posted By Jeff Moad, March 17, 2014 at 10:04 AM, in Category: Manufacturing Leadership Community

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – March 17, 2014 — Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council today honored 100 world-class manufacturing companies and individual leaders as winners of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards (ML Awards).

In a world of intensifying global competition and accelerating change, recipients of the ML Awards have distinguished themselves by embracing breakthrough innovation and enabling their companies to anticipate and respond to customers with unmatched agility.

Now in their tenth year, the Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor companies and individuals that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. Nominations are entered into 11 categories and are evaluated and scored by a panel of expert judges. Nine of the ML Awards categories are for outstanding projects undertaken and completed by a manufacturing company. Two categories recognize the achievements of individual manufacturing leaders.

Manufacturing Leadership Award winners and their technology partners will be honored on June 5 at a gala celebration that follows the tenth annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, FL, a unique gathering of manufacturing leaders from around the world. The theme for the 2014 Summit is “The Next Industrial Revolution: What Will Your Company Look Like in 2030?” Featured speakers include Marco Annunziata, Chief Economist and Executive Director, Global Market Insights, General Electric; Dr. Stephen Hoover, CEO, Palo Alto Research Center;  Ralph Resnick, Founding Director, America Makes; and Catherine Clegg, Vice President, Global Manufacturing Engineering, General Motors.

Expert judges for the 2014 ML Awards were Jim Davis, Vice Provost, Information Technology and Chief Academic Technology Officer, UCLA; Sath Rao, Vice President, Research, Industrial Automation and Process Control, Frost & Sullivan; Morris Lenczicki, Vice President, Communications and Social Responsibility, L’Oreal USA Inc.; Val Zanchuk, President, Graphicast Inc.; Brad Heath, CEO, VirTex Enterprises LP; David R. Brousell, Global Vice President and Editorial Director, Manufacturing Leadership Council; Bob Macintosh, CEO, Nicolet Plastics; Peter Antoinette, President and CEO, Nanocomp Technologies Inc.; John Gagel, Corporate Manager Sustainability, Lexmark International; Miguel Angel Lozano, Innovation Director, CEMEX; Brad Martin, Vice President Engineering Operations and Quality, Extreme Networks; George Nickel, Director Global Process Architecture (retired), Johnson & Johnson; Jill O’Sullivan, Professor, Farmingdale State College; and Terry Smith, Senior Vice President and Executive Leader, Lion-Vallen Industries.

The Manufacturing Leadership Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards:

PROJECT CATEGORIES

Customer Value Leadership:

 Zoetis Inc

Cisco Systems Inc.

Emerson InterMetro Industries Inc.

Land O'Lakes Inc.

Lenovo

Lexmark International Inc. (Device Field Performance Analysis)

 

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. (Manufacturing Earned Value Management System)

 

NCR Corporation

Procter & Gamble (Consumer Place)

rapid prototype and manufacturing (rp m)

VirTex Enterprises LP

Avnet Technology Solutions.

 

Engineering and Production Technology Leadership:

AGCO Corp.

EMC Corporation (EMSD Engineering Lab Transformation)

 

Extreme Networks Inc. (Automation in Software Quality Assurance)

 

Liberty Bottleworks

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. (Cryogenic Machining Of Titanium)

 

Micro Mold Co. Inc.

Neptuno Engineering & Manufacturing

Norlen Inc.

PACCAR Inc. (Non-Contact Axle Alignment System)

 

PACCAR Inc. (Flexible Engine Machining Line) 

Pratt & Whitney

Protoplast Inc.

The Dow Chemical Company (Engineering and Manufacturing Innovation)

 

 

Enterprise Technology Leadership:

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp.

C.C. Filson Co.

EMC Corporation (Product Engineering Information Management Platform)

Extreme Networks Inc. (Advanced Predictive Analytics)

 

Graphicast Inc.

Lord MicroStrain Sensing Systems

Merck & Co. Inc. (Big Data Analytics Improve Vaccines Manufacturing)

 

NACCO Materials Handling Group

Poly-Cast Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Preferred Sands

Radisys Corp.

Rockwell Collins Inc.

S&S Hinge Co.

Sub-Zero Group Inc.

Tempel Steel Co.

The Boeing Company

Trane-Ingersoll Rand

World Water Works Inc.

 

Industry Advocacy:

Virginia Manufacturers Association

Automation Federation

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council

Reshoring Initiative

SME Education Foundation

 

 

Operational Leadership:

ARCA

Boston Scientific Corp.

Bridge Publications Inc.

CMP Corp.

Continental Tire

GE Appliances

IBM Corp. (IPDL Singapore Innovation Program)

Kimberly-Clark Professional

Peterbilt Motors. Co. (Lean Model Line Events)

Plastic Molding Technology Inc.

Procter & Gamble (Integrated Work Systems)

Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

The Dow Chemical Company (Operational Excellence and Reliability Technologies Development)

 

 

Product Leadership:

3M

Aeroscraft Corp.

Card-Monroe Corp.

Fishman Corp.

Michelin North America

Modulightor Inc.

Vac-Tron Equipment LLC

 

 

Supply Chain Leadership:

Blue Bell Creameries

Cummins Inc.

Emerson Climate Technologies Inc.

Fender Musical Instruments Corp.

GE Oil & Gas Artificial Lift

IBM Corp. (High-End Build-to-Order Outsourcing and Supplier Integration)

 

International Game Technology

Lexmark International Inc. (Configure to Order)

Lexmark International Inc.( Replenishment System Design and Implementation for Bullwhip Reduction)

 

L'Oreal USA

MityLite Inc.

Motorola Solutions Inc.

Oracle Corp. (Logistics Supplier Collaboration)

Oracle Corp. (Transition Supply Chain)

Oracle Corp. (Oracle-Intel Lean Supply Chain Optimization Initiative)

 

Parker Hannifin Corp.

WMS Gaming Inc.

 

 

Sustainability Leadership:

Abrasive Resource

 BMW Manufacturing Company

GlassCraft Door Company

Greif Embalagens Industriais do Brasil

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. (Environmentally Conscious Aircraft Coatings)

Plastic Molding Technology Inc.

 

Workplace Leadership:

IBM Corp. (Design and Operational Excellence in IBM China)

 

Merck & Co. Inc. (Virtual Technical Network)

Ophir-Spiricon LLC

Peterbilt Motors. Co. (Human-Centered Design)

Ultra Machining Company

 

 

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

Growth, Innovation, Leadership:

Dean Bartles- General Dynamics

Don Buckner- Vac-Tron Equipment LLC

 

Next-Generation Leadership:

Arnav Anand, ResolutionTube

Susan Lewis, The Dow Chemical Company


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Written by Jeff Moad

Jeff Moad is Research Director and Executive Editor with the Manufacturing Leadership Community. He also directs the Manufacturing Leadership Awards Program.



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