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ML Journal August 2022

The Champion Class: 2022 ML Award Winners

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
    Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Manufacturing Leader of the Year
    Dr. Albert Bourla, CEO, Pfizer

High Achievers

  • 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
    – The LISA Line-Stop Assistant

The Manufacturing Leadership Council 2022 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala on June 29, 2022 in Marco Island, FL.

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Penelope Brown

About the author:
Penelope Brown
is the Senior Content Director for the Manufacturing Leadership Council.


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