MiMfg November 2021 - Page 4

4 MiMfg Magazine November 2021
Don ’ t Miss :
MFG Excellence Awards Recap ..... 6
Member Anniversaries ............ 8

First & Foremost

MFG Lifetime Achievement ....... 12
MFG Woman of the Year ......... 14
Large Tier John G . Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year ......... 16
Small Tier John G . Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year ......... 18
MFG Innovation Excellence ....... 20
MFG Talent Champion ........... 22
“ Coolest Thing Made in Michigan ”. ... 24
Legislative Updates ............. 26
Upcoming Events & Webinars .................... 30

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John J . Walsh
We were delighted to celebrate the extraordinary President & CEO leaders , companies and products that exemplify our walsh @ mimfg . org industry during the 2021 MFG Excellence Awards on 11 / 4 / 21 . In an evening of pride , festivity and inspiration , I was honored to join together with our members who serve as a constant reminder of the impact manufacturing has on families and communities across our state .
In 2022 , we ’ ll be bringing you more chances to connect with your peers and potential business partners than ever before . Watch for a record number of in-person and virtual events , skills trainings , content offerings and member promotion opportunities to be announced soon !

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The fourth Industrial Revolution has firmly taken hold of our economy . We ’ re partnering with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center ( The Center ) to allow you to experience some of the most impactful technologies currently available to manufacturers . Join us on Wednesday , 12 / 8 / 21 , at MMA ’ s headquarters in Lansing . Learn more and register at mimfg . org .
Larry Janicki Service Corporation President janicki @ mimfg . org
Access three new discounted services to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the industry . Upskill your team at special rates , save on business succession services and support your employees with a new inclusive wellness benefit at mimfg . org .
Mike Johnston Vice President of Government Affairs johnston @ mimfg . org
The MMA Lawyers Committee takes an active role in major court cases impacting manufacturers and we are working to ensure that company policies and proprietary information are protected . Learn more in the Video Blog from Dave Worthams at mimfg . org .
Delaney McKinley Vice President of Membership , Marketing & Events mckinley @ mimfg . org
Our members are busier than ever but the need to gain critical information to grow and thrive remains a priority . See page 31 for the upcoming lineup of live webinars and access on-demand videos at mimfg . org to learn when it best fits your schedule .
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