Pierce Manufacturing, a leading maker of fire apparatus, has received the 2006 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award. The annual competition co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state’s largest business association, Virchow, Krause & Company LLP which is the nation’s 15th largest accounting and consulting firm and Michael Best Friedrich, a large Midwest-based law firm.
Pierce received the top honor, winning the Grand Award for excellence in the mega category, representing businesses with 1,000 or more employees.
The company earned the recognition for overall outstanding achievement and an exemplary contribution to manufacturing in the state.
“This prestigious recognition is shared by each of our employees who take great pride in the work we do,” said John Randjelovic, president of Pierce Manufacturing. “Building the best vehicles for our firefighters both across the nation and around the world to help them do their jobs better and safer is the sole objective of, and the driving force behind our quality initiatives, production enhancements and technology development.”