Manufacturer of the Year Award

Manufacturing is not short of great examples of excellence, and we know organizations of all shapes and sizes achieve success. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be presented.

All manufacturers with a significant presence in Utah are invited to apply. Your company does not need to be headquartered in Utah. Nominations for the award can be submitted from any person or group. (Nominate Companies with whom you do business).  Self-nominations are encouraged.

We encourage your participation and look forward to honoring the tremendous efforts made by outstanding manufacturing companies in the state of Utah. All nominations must be submitted electronically to uma@umaweb.org prior to COB on October 29th, 2021.

Manufacturer of the Year Application Details

MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR APPLICATION FORM

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Best Safety Project Award

This award recognizes companies that have sustained improvement in safety performance and has programs in place to continue the path toward safety excellence. These excellence elements are Management leadership in safety, excellence in safety performance measures, employee engagement in safety improvement, continuous improvement planning and metrics, safety committees, proactive and reactive safety programs, training for management and employees.

Criteria for Safety Award – Sustained injury rate performance for more than 2 years. E-Mod rate improvement for more than 2 years.  All nominations must be submitted electronically to uma@umaweb.org prior to COB on September 29th, 2021.

Safety Award Application Form

SAFETY AWARD OF THE YEAR APPLICATION FORM

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    Best 5S Project Award

    The Best 5S Project award recognizes teams for making significant improvements to the visual management of a work area. This requires making the area easier for the operators to work in, safer, and more efficient. Winning teams will show before and after pictures of the work area and describe the process for improving and sustaining the changes. Results should be measurable and include testimonials of those who work in the area.  All nominations must be submitted electronically to uma@umaweb.org prior to COB on September 29th, 2021.

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    BEST 5S PROJECT AWARD SUBMISSION

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      Best Continuous Improvement Project AWARD

      The Best CI Project award recognizes teams for making significant process improvements using a structured approach such as Lean (PDCA), Six Sigma (DMAIC), or other methodologies. Winning teams will show improvement in Key Performance Indicators such as throughput, quality, downtime, cost per unit, safety, employee satisfaction, and customer satisfaction. To apply for this award teams must complete the provided PowerPoint template and submit a 5-minute video showcasing their project, the team, and their results. All nominations must be submitted electronically to uma@umaweb.org prior to COB on September 29th, 2021.

       

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        Best Company Culture Award

        The Best Company Culture award recognizes companies who have create a culture where employees feel valued, are passionate about the company’s mission, and are confident in their role in fulfilling the mission. Winning organizations will have at least 50% of their workforce complete the online survey and score high marks.

        Share the Culture survey with your team. All nominations must be submitted electronically to uma@umaweb.org prior to COB on September 29th, 2021.

        Note: By filling out the survey your company will automatically be registered to win this award.

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