February 22, 2011
Waukesha Metal Products, Sussex, Wis., has been nominated for a 2010 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award. The company, one of 53 Wisconsin companies nominated for this year's awards, is competing in the Small Company category, for companies with 1 to 99 employees.
Waukesha Metal Products provides precision tools, stampings, fabrications, value-added services, and assembled components for global customers. Specializing in automated precision progressive dies, its feed capabilities include material from 0.008 to 0.375 in. thick, coil widths up to 50 in., and weights to 15,000 lbs. The company has developed a die sensor technology program to provide automation opportunities, including in-die assembly, in-die welding, and in-die measurement.
The Manufacturer of the Year program is sponsored by the accounting and advisory firm of Baker Tilly, the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and the business association Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.