High-performing projects and world-class leaders were honored at the first in-person awards gala to take place in three years.
After two years of being reimagined as an online event, there was some extra excitement in the air as the Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala made its return as an in-person event. It was a fitting celebration in a year that saw a record number of nominations, producing the biggest-ever cohort of winners.
Listed below are the top award winners that were revealed at the gala. The complete list of 2022 winners is here. The 2023 Manufacturing Leadership Awards season will open on August 15.
Manufacturers of the Year
- Small/Medium Enterprise
- Large Enterprise
- Manufacturing Leader of the Year
Dr. Albert Bourla, CEO, Pfizer
- AI and Machine Learning
Anheuser-Busch InBev – Utilities Consumption Reduction with AI Engine (SORBA)
- Collaborative Ecosystems
Protolabs – A Digital Thread for a Full-Solution Provider
- Digital Network Connectivity
Anheuser-Busch InBev – Structured Analysis of Downtime and Asset Performance Management Tool (AODS)
- Digital Supply Chains
Dow Inc. – Global Trade Facilitation Program
- Engineering and Production Technology
General Motors – Factory ZERO: GM’s Launchpad to an All-Electric Future
- Enterprise Integration and Technology
Flex – Facilitating the Production of the World’s Most Complex Product with the Evolution of a Smart Factory. (tie)
Johnson & Johnson – Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain SMART Factory
- Operational Excellence
Anheuser-Busch InBev – AI Digital Workforce and Knowledge Share Platform (Acadia + DeepHow)
- Sustainability and the Circular Economy
AUO Corporation – Meet the Water Drop for 27 Times in AUO
- Transformational Cultures
ALOM Technologies – ALOM DOING Initiative Elevates Company as Employer of Choice
- Editor’s Choice Award
Flex – The LISA Line-Stop Assistant
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About the author:
Penelope Brown is the Senior Content Director for the Manufacturing Leadership Council.