2007 Top Plant application available
Is your plant a Top Plant? Enter now for 2007 award
Plant Engineering magazine has opened applications for the 2007 Top Plant award. The award application is now available by clicking here. The 2007 nominations close August 1, 2007.
Top Plant winners will be announced in the December 2007 issue of Plant Engineering and honored at a gala dinner in March 2008 at the Plant Engineering Manufacturing Summit in Chicago.
"We're looking for manufacturers who find ways to grow and thrive in today's manufacturing environment," said Plant Engineering editor Bob Vavra. "There is tremendous innovation of process, and tremendous initiative from manufacturing professionals today. The Top Plant award recognizes that innovation and initiative."
The Top Plant award recognizes manufacturing excellence and innovation. Past winners include S&C Electric, Hewlett Packard, Daimler Chrysler, Square D, Toyota and BMW.
For information about the award or the application process, call Bob Vavra at (630) 288-8779.
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