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HERNON Manufacturing Announced as Manufacturer of the Year Finalist

By Hernon Manufacturing

Sanford, FL., December 18th, 2014 – HERNON Manufacturing, Inc., a global manufacturer of adhesives sealants and dispensing equipment was honored to be nominated as a finalist by the Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) in their annual Manufacturers of the Year competition recently in Miramar Beach, Florida.

“MAF is focused on promoting excellence in manufacturing, decreasing tax burdens and developing a skilled workforce,” said Harry Arnon, President of HERNON Manufacturing, Inc. “We are honored to be recognized by this prestigious association. ”

Judges narrowed the competition to 21 finalists in five categories. Each company was judged on leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, workforce focus, and process management. In addition to evaluation of the applications, the judges toured finalists’ facilities.

“All our finalists demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their manufacturing businesses. We were delighted to have such a diverse representation of Florida manufacturers in the competition. We are very proud of our winners of this prestigious award, they are truly the best in class” said Nancy Stephens, Executive Director, Manufacturers Association of Florida.

HERNON Manufacturing, Inc. has been committed to delivering world class adhesive, sealant, and impregnation solutions along with precision dispensing systems for nearly four decades. A long-time member of Central Florida’s industrial manufacturing community, HERNON offers strong brands and technologies, all made in the United States, for a diverse range of industries including: Energy/Power Generation, Medical, Electronics, Electrical, LED, Automotive, Appliances, Sporting Goods, Ammunition, Communications, Aerospace, Aviation, High Tech Audio, Defense, Fire Suppression, Transportation, and Marine. HERNON is proud to be an ISO-9001:2008 and ITAR registered company whose products meet or exceed Mil-Specs.

• Awarded 2012 ThinkGlobal Exporter of the Year
• Nominated one of Florida’s Top Companies to Watch in 2012
• Received the 2012 William C. Schwartz Industry Innovation Award
• Named 2013 State of Florida Small Business Exporter of the Year
• Recognized by Orlando Business Journal as a Fast 50 Company
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Media Contact:
Edgardo Rodriguez
Director of Sales and Marketing
(407) 322-4000 ext. 314

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