2006 Excellence Award Winners


Mackinac Straits Fish Company | St. Ignace, MI

The Mackinac Straits Fish Company was founded in 1994 by Jill Bentgen, a native of St. Ignace with broad experience in food product development gained through her decades with consumer foods giant Procter & Gamble. Mackinac Straits specializes in smoked freshwater fish products using fish exclusively from the cold, clear […]

Nu-Vu Foodservice Systems | Menominee, MI

Nu-Vu Foodservice Systems, the leader in on-premise baking, manufacturers a wide variety of commercial baking equipment for use in restaurants and other institutions. Nu-Vu products include baking ovens, bread proofers and pizza equipment. Nu-Vu oven/proofers provide a complete baking center in one unit. With more than 25,000 units sold and […]

Peninsula Powder Coating, Inc. | Baraga, MI

Peninsula Powder Coating, Inc. specializes in providing durable, beautiful finishes for various applications, functional and decorative. Many materials such as metal, glass, and thermosetting moldings benefit from powder-coating technology. ¬†They are using the environmental advantages of powder coating over traditional wet painting to branch into new markets and are currently […]

U.P. Engineers and Architects, Inc. | Houghton, MI

U.P. Engineers and Architects, Inc. serves the Upper Peninsula, Upper Michigan, and Northern Wisconsin also known as the Upper Great Lakes Region. Their professional engineers, architects, landscape architects, surveyors, town planners, and environmental engineers are celebrating 50 years in business, having been founded in 1957. ¬†They are among the first […]