Salute to Manufacturing
The Salute to Manufacturing Awards Luncheon provides an
opportunity for manufacturers and community leaders to recognize
the accomplishments of South Carolina's best and brightest
companies during the state's annual Industry Appreciation
observance. Read more about
the Silver Crescent Award.
The Silver Crescent Award for Manufacturing Excellence
recipients will be honored at the 2013 South Carolina Salute to
Manufacturing Awards Luncheon to be held March 21, 2013 at the TD
Convention Center in Greenville.
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2013 Silver Crescent Award Recipients
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2013 Salute to Manufacturing Awards Luncheon here.
The Silver Crescent for Manufacturing Excellence honor is
awarded to one manufacturer in each of three categories (small,
medium and large) that exhibit strong economic impact, a commitment
to workforce, and involvement and contributions to their
Named as Small Manufacturer winner was
Cytec Industries, a global specialty chemical and
materials company serving the aerospace and automotive
markets. Located at two facilities in Langley and North
Augusta, Cytec employs a total of 135 people. Among its
noteworthy accomplishments, Cytec was cited for its nationally
admired emphasis on real-time plant performance measurement,
allowing immediate input, decision-making and corrective action to
enhance productivity, and for taking a proactive role in
introducing middle and high school students to career options in
Named as Midsized Manufacturer recipient was
Southern Weaving of Greenville. The company
employs 212 people, designing and producing innovative high-tensile
narrow fabrics used in cargo restraint, safety protection, lifting
and other specialty arenas. Southern Weaving, which has
increased its employee base by more than 25% in the last two years
through a commitment to research, technology, and creative
The Large Manufacturer, Nucor
Steel of Mount Pleasant was 2013 winner for manufacturers
with 500+ employees, nudging out Boeing South Carolina, BMW
Manufacturing and Itron. As South Carolina's largest
recycler, recycling over 2 million tons of steel in 2012, Nucor is
among the most energy-efficient steel companies in the world.
Nucor was cited for consistently outperforming global competitors
on safety, cost, energy efficiency and innovation metrics -- all
while maintaining employee retention rates exceeding 98%.
Read more about the Silver
View information about exhibits at the
Association for Manufacturing Excellence's 2013 Conference.
Quest for Excellence
information about exhibits at the Baldrige Program's 25th Annual
Quest for Excellence.
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Aiken Technical College
BMW Manufacturing Co
The Boeing Company
Elliott Davis PLLC
Sinkler Boyd P.A.
Holcim (US) Inc.
Packaging Corp of America
Scarlett Surveys International
Spartanburg Community College