Manufacturing Hall of Fame NOMINATION FORM

Aug. 6, 2014
The IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame is IW's annual tribute to the most influential executives and thought leaders in U.S. manufacturing history. With input from readers, IndustryWeek each year inducts several individuals who have made a lasting impact on their organizations—and American manufacturing as a whole—through their leadership, vision, talent, work ethic and innovative ideas.

IndustryWeek will accept nominations from now through Sept. 15.

To be eligible for the IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame, nominees must be living and must have had careers and business activities directly associated with manufacturing in the United States.

Eligible candidates’ achievements should fall into one or more of the following categories:

►Significantly improving manufacturing efficiency and productivity through their process and/or technology innovations.

►Establishing widely accepted best practices in operational areas such as (but not limited to) management, product development, safety, purchasing, quality, and supply chain and logistics.

►Creating manufacturing companies—and even entire industries—from the ground up, through their product ideas and/or innovative approaches to doing business.

►Setting new standards for manufacturers in areas such as sustainability and corporate responsibility.

►Revitalizing organizations and operations through continuous improvement efforts and/or innovative business practices.

►Influencing and supporting as well as advocating for the cause of U.S. manufacturing through their research, writing, activism, policies or thought leadership.

To read all of IndustryWeek's Hall of Fame coverage, click here.

About the Author

Pete Fehrenbach | Pete Fehrenbach, Associate Editor

Focus:  Workforce  |  Chemical & Energy Industries  |  IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame

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Associate editor Pete Fehrenbach covers strategies and best practices in manufacturing workforce, delivering information about compensation strategies, education and training, employee engagement and retention, and teamwork. He writes a blog about workforce issue called Team Play.

Pete also provides news and analysis about successful companies in the chemical and energy industries, including oil and gas, renewable and alternative.

In addition, Pete coordinates the IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame, IW’s annual tribute to the most influential executives and thought leaders in U.S. manufacturing history.

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