Robinson Metal, Inc., received the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award in the large company category at the 31st annual celebration of manufacturing excellence February 21 in Milwaukee. The statewide recognition program is co-sponsored by Baker Tilly, Michael Best & Friedrich, and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.
“We’re honored to be recognized with a number of highly respected companies,” commented Sam Thomas, operations manager for Robinson Metal. “We are especially proud of the high-quality teams at our Manitowoc and De Pere campuses that contribute to our success as a company. Their hard work and dedication to excellence have powered Robinson Metal’s growth in recent years.”
Judges evaluated the nominated organizations in areas such as financial growth or stability, technological advances, product development, environmental solutions and sustainability, operational excellence/continuous improvement, safety best practices, commitment to employees and the future workforce of Wisconsin, community stewardship, and effective research and development.
About Robinson Metal, Inc.
Robinson Metal, Inc., is a single-source metal fabrication supplier employing more than 395 people at facilities in De Pere and Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Its six divisions include: Robinson Fab & Machine; Robinson Pipe & Vessel; Robinson Custom Enclosures; Robinson Heating & Cooling; Product Handling Concepts; and Gas Trailer. The company’s primary campus in De Pere features a climate-controlled 185,000-square-foot facility plus a 35,000-square-foot clean assembly area, and an additional 112,000 square feet in Manitowoc.