Join the Alabama Technology Network and The Business Council of Alabama as we recognize and celebrate manufacturing excellence at the 2019 Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards Luncheon Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Activity Center in Montgomery. 

This years keynote speaker will be Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth

To purchase your seat for the luncheon, Click Here

If you have any questions, contact Leah Garner at or (334) 834-6000.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Award

Why participate?



Being shortlisted or winning an award puts you and your achievements in the spotlight by exemplifying your commitment to excellence, dedication to employees and community investment.

Award winners exemplify the elite of manufacturing and innovation by highlighting your success  to  colleagues, stakeholders, suppliers and customers.

Participation produces a real buzz and here are 6 reasons why entering could be good for  your business:

Share Your Story

Your businesses has a great story to tell and all too often neglect.

Recognize Employees

For the hard work and dedication which are key to your company’s success.

Promote Accomplishments

Your business has significant accomplishments, or industry firsts. 

Join the Ranks

Be part of the most distinguished list of Alabama manufacturers.

Media Coverage

Receive well-deserved news coverage for your outstanding achievements.

Public Awareness

Help increase the public awareness of Alabama’s manufacturing community.

Manufacturer of the Year 2018 Winners

The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network announced the 2018 Manufacturer of the Year winners during an awards luncheon ceremony at the Alabama Activity Center held April 18, 2018.



Large Manufacturer of the Year
Since its creation in 1985, ADTRAN Inc. in Huntsville has been a worldwide leader in the information and communications technology industry. 


Birmingham Fastener & Supply, Inc.

Medium Manufacturer of the Year
Birmingham Fastener & Supply Inc. has successfully built a manufacturing company by valuing customers and people, providing quality products with customer service, and emphasizing development of its people.

Ecovery, LLC.

Small Manufacturer of the Year
Ecovery LLC in Loxley was formed in 2008 by Larry Sloan and Walter Norris originally to recycle and process electronic waste such as computers, televisions, and cell phones. 


Supplier of the Year - Large Manufacturer
KAMTEK whose parent company is Canada-based Magna International, is a leading global automotive supplier located in Jefferson County.

Topre America

Supplier of the Year - Large Manufacturer
In 2004, Topre America was launched in Cullman. It is a metal stamping parts producer for Nissan, Toyota and Honda. 

WKW Erbsloeh North America Inc.

Supplier of the Year - Large Manufacturer
WKW Erbsloeh North America, LLC (WENA) manufactures aluminum trim and functional components as well as roof railing systems in St. Clair County.

Shoals Extrusion


Supplier of the Year - Small Manufacturer
Shoals Extrusion, LLC was founded by Wade Gilchrist and Jim Cunningham in 2016 with its two extrusion presses.


Ōnin Group

Service Provider of the Year
The Ōnin Group is a Birmingham-based, privately held group of companies focused on people. The core business is staffing.
our distinguished

past winners

Plasmine Technology, Inc.
Turner Medical
Good Year