Environmental - Oct 5, 2022
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Announces Recipients of 2022 Business Friend of the Environment Award
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) announced on October 4, 2022, Waupaca Foundry as the recipient of the Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award in the Environmental Innovation category for its energy upgrade to a smart exhaust fan system at Plant 2/3.
MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber and manufacturers’ association – announced nine companies as recipients of the Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award. For over three decades, WMC has presented this award to companies who have demonstrated environmental leadership.
“Wisconsin’s economy depends on industry leaders who go above and beyond to use sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices,” said WMC Director of Environmental & Energy Policy Craig Summerfield. “WMC is proud to recognize these companies who prioritize environmental protection as they grow their businesses and build Wisconsin’s future.”
This year’s award winners represent companies in each category size, ranging from small to large, that have made significant improvements in the areas of sustainability, innovative technology and environmental stewardship. The goal of this awards program is to demonstrate to state policymakers, businesses and the public that employers are committed to practices that both grow their business and protect the environment.
“Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Business Friend of the Environment Awards,” added Summerfield. “We’re grateful for their example and continued efforts in sustainability, environmental innovation and environmental stewardship.”
2022 Business Friend of the Environment Award Winners:
Huebsch Services, Eau Claire (Small Category)
Outlook Group, Neenah (Medium Category)
Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac (Large Category)
Paper Machinery Corp, Milwaukee (Small Category)
Universal Recycling Technologies, Janesville (Medium Category)
Waupaca Foundry, Waupaca (Large Category)
Diamond Assets, Milton (Small Category)
Milk Source, LLC, Kaukauna (Medium Category)
Faith Technologies Incorporated, Menasha (Large Category)
The 2022 Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment award winners were selected by an independent panel of judges who represent the business community and environmentalists.