Small Manufacturer of the Year
The Business Council of Alabama and Alabama Technology Network have announced Adventech, Inc., as the state's "Small Manufacturer of the Year" 2020.
The manufacturer was recognized for developing the Maxeff motor which uses patented proprietary technology to reduce power consumption by as much as 40 per cent in applications used by industry and the municipal sector - including pump drives, cooling tower fan drives, automation and bag houses.
Announcing the award, Katie Boyd Britt, CEO of the Business Council of Alabama, explained, "Each year this award seeks to celebrate the hard work and dedication of those manufacturers leading the way in leadership, performance, profitability, and workforce relations."
He added that winners are selected by an independent panel of judges based on the company’s superior performance in customer focus, employee commitment, operating excellence, continuous improvement, profitable growth, and investing in training and retaining staff.
Keith Phillips, Director of the Alabama Technology Network, said: "we are excited to shine the
spotlight on this impressive organization. Our congratulations to Adventech for this honor."
Ron Ballman, Adventech CEO, said: "Speaking for everyone in our company, Adventech is very proud to
be chosen as the 2020 Small Manufacturer of the Year.
"Our objective to become recognized as the most disruptive technology to hit the electric motor market in the last 65 years continues to gain momentum, and this award confirms our manufacturing leadership."
More than 3,000 Maxeff motors are currently in place, serving U.S. and international customers including Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Miller/Coors, InBev, Moffitt Cancer Center, Rio Tinto, and the Jamaican Water Authority.