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Awards of Excellence in Metalforming

PMA's Awards of Excellence in Metalforming

PMA’s annual Awards of Excellence in Metalforming recognize the high standards of achievement set by the metalforming industry in the areas of design, safety, training and education, process control, quality, productivity and product development. Winners are honored with a special plaque, commemorative flag and a cash prize. 

The deadline for entries for the 2014 competition has passed. Winners will be announced at the FABTECH Atalnta tradeshow in November. 

Please contact Christie Carmigiano with any questions.

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:

  • your company being featured in the awards promotional display at the FABTECH tradeshow.
  • prominent coverage in MetalForming magazine reaching more than 55,000 readers in the metalforming industry.
  • customized press releases to your key customers, suppliers and metalworking markets.
  • key presence on PMA's website, visited by nearly 100,000 people annually.
  • induction into the prestigious winners circle.

2013 Awards of Excellence in Metalforming Winners Announced

The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) has announced the winners of its 2013 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, training and education, process control, quality, productivity and product development.

Winners were honored with a special plaque, commemorative flag and a cash prize on November 17, 2013, during the FABTECH tradeshow in Chicago, IL, and will be featured in the December 2013 issue of MetalForming magazine.

PMA applauds the achievements of this year’s winners, who have dedicated themselves to continuous improvement of their products and services. 

Higgins-Caditz Design Award 
Diemasters Manufacturing, Inc. 
Elk Grove Village, IL

Link Systems Process Control Award  
Ramcel Engineering Company
Northbrook, IL

Pitcher Insurance Agency Safety Award 
American Roll Formed Products
Painesville, OH

Waukesha® Metal Products Excellence in Quality Award 
Pentaflex, Inc. 
Springfield, OH

Zierick Manufacturing Corporation Productivity Award 
Pentaflex, Inc.
Springfield, OH

A.R. Hedberg Training and Education Award
Pridgeon & Clay, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI

Clips & Clamps Industries Educational Institution Award 
Hennepin Technical College
Minneapolis, MN

Clips & Clamps Industries Educational Institution Award 
Southwestern Illinois College
Granite City, IL