2004 Excellence Award Winners


Argonics, Inc. | Marquette, MI

Argonics, Inc. is a local manufacturer and processor of polyurethane plastics. Located in Marquette, the company has been in business since 1994. Argonics started out with only 9 employees, growing to over 65 employees to date including its own engineering and tooling development departments. Through the years, Argonics has developed, […]

Kleiman Pump & Well Drilling, Inc. | Iron Mountain, MI

Kleiman Pump & Well Drilling, Inc. was founded by William & Elaine Kleiman in 1946. In 1961, the official reins of the company were passed over to Harry Kleiman who, with his wife Kristen, continued to build the Company to the size it is today. With 22 employees, Kleiman is […]

R.W. Fernstrum & Company | Menominee, MI

R.W. Fernstrum & Company is a global leader in the engineering, development and manufacturing of cooling technologies for the marine industry. By focusing their efforts exclusively on marine cooling, this third generation family-owned business has built a respected reputation throughout the industry for outstanding quality and service to their customers. […]

We Energies | Iron Mountain, MI

The history of We Energies dates as far back as 1896 when they began as the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Co. Since then many changes within the company have occurred, including their name, which was changed to We Energies from Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas in 2002. We Energies serves more […]