Nominations open for state manufacturing awards

Staff Report
Published Oct. 2, 2012

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Silver Crescent Awards for Manufacturing Excellence, the annual program recognizing achievement and contribution by South Carolina manufacturers.

Presented annually by the Silver Crescent Foundation, its partners and the statewide manufacturing community, the program recognizes small manufacturers with fewer than 200 employees, medium-sized businesses with 200 to 499 employees and large manufacturers with more than 500 employees.

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It honors manufacturing organizations for citizenship, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, environmental stewardship, innovation, financial performance and commitment to longevity in South Carolina. Past recipients include Robert Bosch, Bridgestone-Firestone, BorgWarner, Alcoa, Sonoco and GE Energy, among others.

To be eligible, companies must submit notice of their intent to apply by Nov. 15. Formal nominations then will be due Dec. 31. Nominations may be submitted by companies directly or by third parties, and will be evaluated and ranked by a review panel from the Silver Crescent Foundation.

Top companies will be honored March 21 at the Salute To Manufacturing Awards Luncheon at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.

The 2012 Silver Crescent Awards are co-sponsored by CPM Federal Credit Union and SC Biz News LLC.

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