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Finalists Named for Top Honors in Prestigious South Carolina Manufacturing Competition
Eleven finalists have been named in the 2013 Silver Crescent Awards for Manufacturing Excellence, South Carolina's acclaimed recognition program for manufacturers. Winners will be named March 21st. Finalists include Boeing, BMW and Cytec.
Now in its eleventh year, the Silver Crescent Award is the most prestigious award that a South Carolina manufacturer can receive. Presented annually by the Silver Crescent Foundation, its partners and the statewide manufacturing Community, the Award recognizes the most excellent small, medium and large manufacturing operations demonstrating superior performance in 7 Crescents of Excellence -- citizenship, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, environmental stewardship, innovation, financial performance and commitment to longevity in South Carolina.
Named as finalists for honors in the 2013 competition are:
Large Manufacturer Finalists (500+ employees)
BMW Manufacturing Co., Spartanburg
Boeing, North Charleston
Itron, West Union
Nucor Steel, Mt. Pleasant
Mid-Sized Manufacturer Finalists (200-499 employees)
Aaron Industries, Inc., Clinton
Shaw Industries – Plant 8T, Central
Southern Weaving, Greenville
Small Manufacturer Finalists (199 or less employees)
Cytec Industries, Inc., North Augusta
Holcim (US) Inc., Holly Hill
PropertyBoss Solutions, Greenville
Spartanburg Meat Processing Co., Inc., Spartanburg
“Our evaluation system scrutinized every nominee’s application closely for performance in all seven Crescents of Excellence,”
A national panel of expert judges is currently reviewing the finalists’ applications to determine winners, Smith added. All finalist companies will be recognized, and category winners announced, on March 21, 2013 at the Salute To Manufacturing Awards Luncheon at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Awards will be presented in the Small, Midsized and Large Manufacturer Categories. A private best-practices forum will precede the luncheon.
Presented annually by The Silver Crescent Foundation, the 2013 Silver Crescent Awards are co-sponsored by the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) and by SC Biz News, LLC. Sponsorship opportunities remain available for both the awards luncheon and best-practices forum.
Tickets to the luncheon are $50 per person, and are available online at www.silvercrescentsc.org or from program administrator Sharon Halsey at (803) 657-6183. Sponsorship packages inclusive of tickets are also available. Seating is limited, and interested attendees are encouraged to secure their tickets immediately.
“We encourage as many manufacturers, as well as suppliers-partners to manufacturers, to attend the luncheon program and mix and mingle with our state’s top manufacturing executives,”
To learn more about the Silver Crescent Awards and the Salute to Manufacturing Luncheon, visit www.SaluteToManufacturing.org or contact Sharon Halsey at (803) 657-6183.