IQMS Manufacturing Success Award
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IQMS Manufacturing Success Awards

The IQMS Manufacturing Success Awards recognize operational excellence and leadership in user companies and their employees. The awards highlight progressive manufacturers with recognition in the industry and amongst their peers. Winners were honored at previous the 2012 and 2014 user conferences.

Winners of the 2014 Awards 

Company Improvement Initiative:

AMA Plastics
AMA Plastics reinvigorated its use of EnterpriseIQ, redeployed underutilized modules and maximized its use of the software for impressive results.

EnterpriseIQ Champion:

Amy Albrightson with iMark Molding, Inc. Amy was nominated by her collegues for her vast knowledge of EnterpriseIQ and her passion and tireless dedication to helping each employee reach their goals.

Winners of the 2012 Awards

Company Improvement Initiative:

Plastikos, Inc. 2010 Processor of the Year and Winner of the IQMS Customer Success Award
Plastikos, Inc. created an automated production labeling and tool tracking process that improved product quality, decreased lead times, reduced internal scrap rates and improved customer service. 


There were two manufacturing categories open for nomination:

  1. Company Improvement Initiative: While there are no “set” categories for this honor, award winning projects typically demonstrate operational improvements through subjects such as the adoption of technology, customer service excellence, innovative business processes that drive competitive advantage, sustainable practices, etc.

    2014 finalists include:
    • Nicolet Plastics, Inc.
    • Plastic Molding Technology, Inc. (PMT)
    • Protoplast Inc.
    • Tessy Plastics, LLC

      2012 finalists include:
    •  Gill Industries, Inc.
    • MPC, Inc.
    • Plastic Components Inc. (PCI)
    • Tessy Plastics Corporation
  2. EnterpriseIQ Champion: The Champion award recognizes a special individual who demonstrates a dedication and advocacy for EnterpriseIQ through heir hard work implementing new modules, facilitating EnterpriseIQ projects, mentoring fellow coworkers and fostering adoption of the software.

    Other 2014 finalist for the EnterpriseIQ Champion are:

    • Brett Paulins with Precision Custom Products, Inc.
    • David Dube with Vidon Plastics, Inc.
    • James Wyrsch with Koller Enterprises
    • Patricia Hart with Protoplast Inc.

Judging & Methodology

Judging of the IQMS Manufacturing Success Awards is a two-step process. First, all entries are judged anonymously (pertinent company information redacted) by a select team of IQMS employees. The companies that receive the highest scores are named as finalists.

To ensure an unbiased selection process, the finalists are then sent to an external panel of industry experts for consideration. This prestigious panel of consultants, analysts and editors decide the overall winner.  Previous judges have included: