IMA Inducts 11 Firms into Manufacturers Hall of Fame

IMA Inducts 11 Firms into Manufacturers Hall of Fame

The Indiana Manufacturers Association held its 2017 Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame induction Luncheon on October 4, 2017, at the Biltwell Event Center in Indianapolis.

The goal of the Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame is to celebrate and recognize the positive achievements made by Indiana manufacturing companies, and to honor their contributions to furthering manufacturing in Indiana.

Governor Eric Holcomb was in attendance and addressed questions regarding his manufacturing initiatives. Katz Sapper & Miller LLP (the presenting sponsor of the event) and Indiana University presented their findings from the 2017 Indiana Manufacturing Survey.

The companies being inducted this year have made outstanding contributions to the development of a healthy, dynamic environment in Indiana, and to the state’s overall economic well-being.

Inductees into the Hall of Fame were:

  • Batesville Casket, an Operating Company of Hillenbrand, Inc., Batesville
  • Clabber Girl Corporation, Terre Haute
  • Geo. Pfau’s Sons Co., Inc., Jeffersonville
  • Hill-Rom Company, Inc., Batesville
  • Jessen Manufacturing Company, Inc., Elkhart
  • Michigan City Paper Box Company, Michigan City
  • Mid-West Metal Products Co., Inc., Muncie
  • Myers Spring Company, Logansport
  • Sommer Metalcraft Corporation, Crawfordsville
  • Thomas L. Green, Division of Reading Bakery Systems, Indianapolis
  • Zimmer Biomet, Inc., Warsaw