View All SCMEP News

2020 SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo: Award Applications Now Open

February 11, 2020

Mark you calendars! The 2020 SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo will be held October 29-30 at the Greenville Convention Center, in Greenville, SC.

The application process is now open for the 2020 Manufacturing Excellence Awards! The application deadline is July 17th and winners will be honored at the 23rd annual Salute to Manufacturing Awards Luncheon on Friday, October 30th.

Emerging Manufacturer of the Year Award: This award is presented to one company that has been in operation for five or fewer years and has demonstrated superior performance.

Innovator of the Year Award: This award recognizes a company that has, through the innovation of new devices, ideas/inventions and/or processes, transformed their business and bettered the South Carolina manufacturing community.

Outreach Award: This award honors a manufacturer making a tangible and measurable impact on communities in South Carolina.

Outstanding Manufacturing Lifetime Service Award: This award recognizes an individual whose contributions have had a significant and lasting impact on the South Carolina manufacturing community over several years.

Transformational and Operational Excellence Award: This is awarded to a company that can demonstrate to the business community real world, bottom line results achieved through the adoption of continuous improvement and/or operational excellence tools and techniques.