SAINT PAUL, MN – FEBRUARY 2010 – Western Graphics of St. Paul, Minnesota has been awarded the prestigious 2010 Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Alliance.
Western Graphics is proud to accept this special honor and to be recognized for exhibiting openness in sharing their journey of excellence with fellow manufacturers in a cooperative fashion. Criteria for the award included educational presentations, peer mentoring, manufacturing-related organizations and plant tours.
“It’s an honor to have won this award,” says Tim Keran, President. “This award marks an important milestone in our company’s continuous improvement journey. It is a real testament to the amazing employees we have at this company and acknowledges our team’s commitment to be an industry leader.”
The Manufacturers Alliance provides peer-to-peer training, education, and resources, that allow Minnesota-based member manufacturers to continuously grow, improve, and stay competitive. In addition to its core training programs, it offers Lean and 6 Sigma Certification programs and on-site consulting to its members.
Western Graphics helps its clients Print LessSM and is the leading print management company in the Twin Cities. The Print LessSM concept enables companies to more effectively manage their print obsolescence and significantly reduce marketing and inventory costs. Additional value added services include: online ordering, database management, variable data, fulfillment, warehousing and distribution services.
Western Graphics is also very pleased to have recently been awarded the National Association for Print Leadership 2010 Management Plus Gold Award and the Printing Industry of America 2009 Best Workplace in the Americas.
Timothy Keran, Vistage Member since 2003
Find out more about Western Graphics at: http://www.westerngx.com/