Finalists & Honorees

Congratulations to the 2017 Honorees!

2017 Chairpersons Award Honoree
Dr. Nabil Nasr
CEO, REMADE Institute
Associate Provost & Director, Golisano Institute of Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology

2017 Rising Star Honoree
Dave Hallbach
Quality Manager, Global Precision Industries Inc.

Congratulations to the 2017 Finalists!

Manufacturing Innovation (100+ employees)
CooperVision
JN White
Optimax Systems Inc.

Manufacturing Innovation (under 100 employees)
OLEDWorks LLC
Rochester Gear Inc.
Vance Metal Fabricators Inc.

Powerful Partnership
OptiPro Systems LLC & Golisano Institute of Sustainability
Panther Graphics Inc. & Edison Career and Technology High School
Rochester Gear Inc. & Horizon Solutions LLC

Workforce Development (Manufacturing Enterprise Division)
Global Precision Industries Inc.
Gray Metal Products Inc.
Optimation Technology Inc.

Workforce Development (Training and Support Providers)
ArcWorks – Division of Arc of Monroe
Monroe Community College Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services
University of Rochester Information Technology Department

Executive of the Year
Joseph Hennessy, Vance Metal Fabricators Inc.
Michael Mandina, Optimax Systems Inc.
Randy White, JN White