On Nov. 13-14, Business North Carolina and the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership hosted manufacturers from across the state at the Durham Convention Center for two days of learning, networking and collaboration. At the event, NCMEP announced the winners of its 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Awards.
Photos by John Gessner
Gene Smith of N.C. State Industry Expansion Solutions, Katina Richmond of Carolina Biological Supply Co., and Kevin Smith of One Source Document Solutions Inc.
Anna Lea Moore of N.C. Railroad Co.
Charles Marshall and Will Quick of Brooks Pierce discuss cybersecurity.
Derek Noll of Pinehurst Resort
Wally Tonra and Matt Walt of xTuple
Mark Jones of HSM Solutions, Lisa Bradshaw of CAMCO Manufacturing Inc. and Matt Wood of Dixon Hughes Goodman
Jeff Onsrud with C.R. Onsrud Inc., Jason Dingess and Ali Reznikoff of Quis Machinery Inc.
Patrick Long of River Oak and David Woronoff of Old North State Magazines
Jerry Pedley of Mertek Solutions and Ben Kinney of Business North Carolina
Will Quick of Brooks Pierce
Marty Benshoff and Tom Cole of RDA Corp.
George Brinzey of Mammoth Machine + Design, Teddy Burriss of Burriss Consulting Inc.
N.C. Commerce Secretary Tony Copeland
Brookwood Farms Inc. accepts the NCMEP Leadership Award for Economic Development, presented by N.C. Commerce Secretary Tony Copeland and Phil Mintz, executive director of N.C. State IES.
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc. is presented the NCMEP Leadership Award for Sustainable Manufacturing.
American Woodmark Corp. accepts the NCMEP Leadership Award for Continuous Improvement.
Meridian Specialty Yarn Group accepts the NCMEP Leadership Award for Innovative Practice.
80 Acres Farms receives the NCMEP Leadership Award for Manufacturing Excellence.
Thanks to our sponsors for supporting this event
Alphanumeric Systems Inc.
Capital Associated Industries Inc.
JPMorgan Chase Co.
Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
DMJ & Co.
DQS Management Systems Solutions Inc.
Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development
Elastic Therapy Inc.
First National Bank
Fox Rothschild LLP
GreenTech Solutions Group
H.B. Cantrell & Co. Insurance
Hill, Chesson & Woody
Imperial Systems Inc.
Intelligent Technologies Inc.
Mertek Solutions Inc.
Meynardie & Nanney PLLC
Mylestone HR Consulting
N.C. Commerce Division of Workforce Solutions
N.C. Railroad Co.
NK Patent Law
Nonstop Brokerage Inc.
One Source Document Solutions
Quis Machinery Inc.
Sharon H. Lyall CPA
Small Business & Technology Development Center
Southern Industrial Constructors
The Employers Association
Utility Management Services
Ward and Smith PA