Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce: 2013 manufacturer of the year award applications deadline Dec. 2

Katy Ryder Pettersen, (608) 661-6916

Madison – Applications are being accepted through Monday, December 2 for the 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year awards. Nominate a manufacturer or apply online today to receive this revered award and help celebrate and honor the industry that has remained devoted to keeping Wisconsin competitive and thriving.

Celebrating its 26th year, the MOTY program recognizes a diverse array of manufacturers of all sizes and specialties for their contributions to the great state of Wisconsin. Manufacturers will be placed into one of four size categories, and companies may also apply for the Workforce Development Grand Award, highlighting manufacturers who have gone above and beyond to create and implement policies that help develop the workforce of tomorrow. The deadline for submissions is December 2, 2013. Self-nominations are encouraged.

The accounting and advisory firm of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and the business association Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce sponsor the MOTY awards program. The sponsors will reveal and celebrate the winners at a ceremony February 27, 2014, at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.

Applications and additional information and can be found online at www.wimoty.com or by calling (800) 362-7301.