Ansingh receives award from Esbrook

Terex Handlers, formerly Baraga Products Inc., was founded in 1984 and produces rough terrain telescoping forklifts used primarily in the construction industry.  In 1996, Baraga Products Inc. was purchased by Terex Corporation.  Terex Handlers is a part of the Aerial Work Platforms Division of Terex Corporation and produces six models of telescoping forklifts at its’ Baraga facility.  Terex Handlers has increased net sales from $33 million in 2003 to approximately $126 million in 2005.  Terex is focused on producing quality capital equipment that delivers the productivity, return on investment and cost effectiveness that customers demand.

Bloniarz receives award from Molinare

A division of Northern Star Industries, Systems Control was founded in 1962 and has gained national recognition as a state of the art designer and manufacturer of control and relay panels for the electrical utility market and specialty controls and equipment for the United States Navy. Systems Control’s hardworking team of engineers, technicians and designers, with years of industry experience, utilizes the latest design and engineering software applications. Today, Systems Control serves a wide range of customers with facilities across the country including American Electric Power, Texas Utilities General Electric and National Steel and Shipbuilding.

Harvey receives award from Esbrook

EMP Advanced Development, LLC established its’ 30,000 square foot research and development technology center campus in August of 1999 with a staff of 21 employees serving as the research and development function of Engineered Machined Products, Inc. Today, after two large building expansions, the center employs 80 full-time workers. EMP Advanced Development’s capabilities have become internationally recognized and highly sought after by companies from across the globe. The efforts of EMP’s research and development staff have been honored with the 2001 Michigan Manufacturer of the Year award and by Governor Granholm with a Cool Company award in 2004.

Hemmila receives award from Marshall

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs has been active in Michigan since shortly after the discovery of iron ore on the Marquette Iron Range. Currently Cleveland-Cliffs Michigan Operations consist of the Tilden and Empire iron mining and processing facilities, a transportation division formerly known as LS&I Railroad and the Cliffs Technology Group research facility in Ishpeming. Cleveland-Cliffs employs approximately 1,400 workers, is capable of producing up to 13 million tons of iron ore pellets annually and provides an economic impact to the local economy in excess of $300 million annually in payroll, benefits and local services and supplies.