Nominations sought for Indiana Manufacturers Association 2022 excellence awards

The Indiana Manufacturers Association seeks nominations for its 2022 Manufacturing Excellence Awards.

The awards recognize Indiana companies and individuals for their outstanding work, exceptional contributions made to the industry, and impact on the future of manufacturing in Indiana.

Winners will be recognized Oct. 19 during the IMA’s Manufacturers Hall of Fame Luncheon at the Biltwell Event Center in Indianapolis.

The awards are open to all manufacturers in Indiana. Anyone can nominate an individual/company active in Indiana’s manufacturing industry, and self-nominations are encouraged.

Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 5. This year’s categories include: 

  • Manufacturing Talent Champion (Individual or Company) Award
  • Emerging Leader, (Individual) Award
  • Community Impact (Company) Award
  • Innovation Excellence (Company) Award
  • Lifetime Achievement (Individual) Award

Previous IMA Hall of Fame inductees from Northwest and North Central Indiana can be found on Merrillville-based NIPSCO was among the 2021 inductees into the Indiana Manufacturers Association Hall of Fame.

Additional details and specifics about each award can be found on the IMA’s website dedicated to the competition. Questions should be directed to Charlene Hickey at


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