The Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award is the highest recognition for excellence in manufacturing in the state.
KENOSHA, Wis. (May 23, 2022) – Centrisys/CNP, a leading North American manufacturer of decanter centrifuges and advanced biosolids treatment technologies, announced that it has been named the Grand Award winner of the 33rd Annual Manufacturer of the Year Award in the small category (1-99 Wisconsin employees). There were a total of seven winners for various categories out of the 26 nominees from around the state. Nominees were asked to demonstrate how their commitment to business excellence and manufacturing innovation makes a positive impact in Wisconsin.
The Manufacturer of the Year Awards is sponsored by the advisory firm of Baker Tilly, the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce – the combined state chamber and manufacturers’ association. Centrisys/CNP’s recognition represented one of four Grand Award winners, categorized by company size based on the number of employees. Winners are recognized for quality careers, good business practices, financial growth, innovative processes, and reinvestment into local communities.
“It is an honor to receive this prestigious award that recognizes our team for their tremendous commitment to driving advancements in our industry, developing an empowering culture of continual improvement, and providing highly customized service,” said Michael Kopper, president, and CEO of Centrisys/CNP. “Our success begins and ends with our talented team members, customers and supplier partners, and the families who support them.”
Now in its 33rd year, the Manufacturer of the Year Awards Program recognizes companies for navigating the challenging circumstances of the past few years and all they do to drive Wisconsin's economy. The nominees are evaluated in areas including financial growth or consistency, technological advances, product development, environmental solutions and sustainability, operational excellence and continuous improvement, commitment to employees, and effective research and development. Award winners are selected by an independent panel of judges.