MITGI: 2014 Image Award Winner, Minnesota Business Magazine Manufacturing Awards
HUTCHINSON, MN – September 25, 2014
Midwest Industrial Tool Grinding, Inc. (MITGI) has been awarded the 2014 Image Award, one of eleven Manufacturing Awards presented by Minnesota Business Magazine. A first time finalist for the award, MITGI was honored to be recognized for their efforts to improve the industry’s image and the appeal of careers in manufacturing.
“Manufacturing is growing and thriving in Minnesota, and we’re pleased to help promote and represent the best that our industry has to offer,” explains Eric Lipke, MITGI General Manager. “We believe that by helping students and parents to better understand the opportunities that exist for good paying, rewarding careers in manufacturing, we’re helping to pave the way for a new era in manufacturing.”
Committed to community and education, MITGI encourages and supports the steady flow of young men and women entering into manufacturing-related programs. Through participation in advisory boards, scholarships, paid internships, on-site tours, and classroom visits, MITGI strives to inspire students to explore careers in the industry. “The owners at MITGI recognize schools as community assets, and we are proud to help serve and support them,” noted Lipke. “When students consider career paths that utilize their skills in math and interest in technology, such as those found in modern-day manufacturing facilities, our local community thrives.”
Located in Minnesota, MITGI manufactures and markets standard and custom cutting tools. Combining innovation with quality and repeatability, MITGI tools have become the product of choice in many R&D departments and manufacturing facilities that serve the medical, automotive, computer, and aerospace industries.