Recognizing operational and leadership excellence on the transformation journey to digital manufacturing.

2024 ML Awards Season is Open for Nominations

The Manufacturing Leadership Council has kicked off the 20th season of the Manufacturing Leadership Awards – nominations are open now! We are proud to continue honoring world-class achievements in Manufacturing 4.0.

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Companies of all sizes and in any industry are encouraged to participate. Additionally, technology and consulting partners are encouraged to nominate their manufacturing clients as a way to recognize their accomplishments.

Who should enter the ML Awards? This program is for you if:

  • You’re a manufacturer using M4.0 technology to improve operational performance or become more sustainable
  • You have create a more collaborative, engaged, and/or digital-ready manufacturing workplace culture
  • You have a high-performing operational leader (or up-and-coming leader) driving your M4.0 initiatives
  • You are a consultant, technology or service provider partnering with a manufacturer to do any of the above

Nominations are being accepted through our digital entry platform. Entries are due by January 17, 2024.  Questions? Reach out to [email protected].



Want to Know More?

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about the awards, get copies of sample nomination forms, see examples of winning nominations, and more.

If you still have questions, you can complete this simple help form and someone from the MLC will reach out to assist.


2024 Award Categories

Winners Archive

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