Contact: Guy Peterson,
VP Marketing & Corporate Communications
MANITOWOC, Wis. — Three time Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award winner, Neal Verfuerth, has been nominated yet again. His company, energybank inc., joins the thirty-seven other Wisconsin manufacturers nominated for the 28th Annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year (MOTY) awards.
Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award winners exemplify the elite of manufacturing in innovation, commitment to excellence, dedication to employees, and investment in Wisconsin communities.
A total of four Grand Award winners will be chosen from categories based on company size. energybank is nominated in the small category (1 to 99 employees).
“We’ve invested considerable time and effort along with significant financial resources in establishing a manufacturing facility to produce the best possible lighting platforms and controls to create LED Done Right,” said energybank founder and CEO, Neal Verfuerth. “With a great team committed to pushing the envelope on illumination technology we have numerous patents applied for or pending. Technology platforms like the model T™, LightSource™, and ThinLine™ are each in classes of their own.”
“energybank is shaping the future narrative of the illumination industry with its bold, industry-leading LED designs and proprietary innovations. We have a purpose-driven product strategy to bring superior technology that delivers quality light first and foremost,” said Verfuerth.
Mr. Verfuerth has been recognized with three prior Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards in 2008, 2004 and 2001. Winners will be recognized at an award ceremony and banquet on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
energybank is a Manitowoc, Wisconsin-based company specializing in the advancement of solid state lighting and controls. energybank has unique capabilities in the lighting and controls industry with its proprietary thermal management, optical optimization and application engineering. Numerous patent applications have been submitted to protect its intellectual property. LED Done Right™.