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SAS Automation Awarded Manufacturing Award
Piab, Robotic Gripping Posted 07/31/2013
The Dayton Business Journal awarded SAS Automation the 2012 Manufacturing Award for sustainability.
DBJ Names Manufacturing Awards Winners
A packed house filled the Dayton Masonic Center on Thursday for the first Dayton Business Journal Manufacturing Awards. Seven winners were named across a variety of categories, including workforce training, exporting and community involvement.
Finalists in all categories were chosen from more than 107 nominations by an independent panel of judges.
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The honorees represent all facets of Dayton’s diverse manufacturing industry from supplying the automotive sector, to manufacturing labels, plastics and food.
The winners for the first-ever DBJ Manufacturing Awards were:
• Midmark Corp. (workforce training)
• Sulzer Friction Systems US Inc. (exporting)
• SAS Automation LLC (sustainability)
• Uncle Jester’s Fine Foods (community involvement)
• Fukuvi-USA Inc. (innovation)
• Production Control Units Inc. (safety)
• Swihart Industries (overall excellence)
Manufacturing is critical to the Dayton region because it represents 100,000 jobs and accounts for tens of billions of dollars in annual sales in the 12-county region surrounding Dayton, according to a Wright State University study commissioned by the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association.