Awards of Excellence in Metalforming
PMA's Awards of Excellence in Metalforming recognize the high standards of achievement set by the metalforming industry in the areas of design, innovation and technology, quality, safety, training and education, process control, product development and productivity. View the descriptions and submission requirements for each award.
Information about the 2017 awards competition will be available in early 2017. Please contact Pete Ulintz with any questions.
2016 Awards of Excellence in Metalforming Winners Announced
The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) has announced the winners of its 2016 Awards of Excellence in Metalforming. Presented annually, the awards recognize the high standards of achievement set by the metalforming industry in the areas of design, safety, quality, innovation and technology, training and education, process control, product development, and productivity.
Winners were honored with a special plaque, commemorative flag and a cash prize on November 15, 2016, during the FABTECH tradeshow in Las Vegas, NV, and will be featured in the December 2016 issue of MetalForming magazine.
PMA applauds the achievements of the 2016 winners, who have dedicated themselves to continuous improvement of their products and services:
Higgins-Caditz Design Award
Federal Tool & Engineering, LLC
West Bend, WI
Pitcher Insurance Agency Safety Award
E&E Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Zierick Manufacturing Corporation Productivity Award
Tella Tool & Mfg. Co.
Plex Systems Innovation and Technology Award
HK Metalcraft Manufacturing Co.
Ulbrich Award for Competitive Excellence in Product Development
A.R. Hedberg Training and Education Award
DeWys Manufacturing Inc.
Clips & Clamps Industries Educational Institution Award
Middle Tennessee State University
Benefits of Entering
PRIDE: Instill a sense of accomplishment in your employees. Create awareness for the valuable contributions they make to your products and services. Watch their competitive spirit soar!
PROFESSIONALISM: Winning an award is a great way to recognize individual effort and motivate others to adopt a winning attitude.
PRESTIGE: Distinguish yourself from the competition! Be perceived as an industry leader by your customers, earning their respect and admiration for accomplishments that improve your business and theirs.
PUBLICITY: Award recipients will be featured prominently in MetalForming magazine reaching more than 55,000 readers, PMA's member newsletter (Update) and other metalworking and customer-related publications.
PRIZES: Win a cash prize of $1,500. Use your winnings to reward your employees for a job well done or contribute to a worthy cause. Winners receive a plaque commemorating their achievement at a special awards ceremony held at the FABTECH tradeshow.
You'll benefit from:
- company acknowledgement at the FABTECH tradeshow.
- recognition in a video presentation highlighting the winning companies' accomplishments
- prominent coverage in MetalForming magazine reaching more than 55,000 readers in the metalforming industry.
- customized announcements to send to your key customers, suppliers and prospects.
- key presence on PMA's website, visited by nearly 100,000 people annually.
- induction into the prestigious winners circle