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Manufacturer of the Year awards honor two local businesses

February 24, 2018 GMT

Two Madison area companies are among seven businesses that have been named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year.

Automation Components, Middleton, received the Grand Award in the medium category. Automation Components makes building automation sensors for humidity, temperature, pressure and other factors.

Exact Sciences, Madison, whose Cologuard test kit screens for colorectal cancer, received a special award for “exceptional growth and service.”

Other winners of the Grand Award are: Nicolet Plastics, Mountain; Linetec, Wausau; and Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh.

In addition to Exact Sciences, special awards went to Carnivore Meat Co., Green Bay; and iMARK Molding, Woodville.

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The awards, sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce business lobbying organization; Michael Best & Friedrich law firm; and Baker Tilly accounting firm, were handed out Thursday night in Milwaukee.