Nomination Period Extended to Recognize Game-Changing Projects and Individuals for the 2015 Manufacturing Leadership Awards

– Gala event to honor manufacturing leaders transforming their companies and industries

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Due to a late surge in nominations, the Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards announced that the deadline has been extended to January 16, 2015. The ML Awards honor visionary businesses and individuals shaping the future of global manufacturing.

Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council

Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council

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"We’re extending the process for manufacturers who need time after the busy holiday season to complete and submit their nominations," said Manufacturing Leadership Council Global Vice President and Editorial Director David R. Brousell. "Already, we have seen many inspiring projects and individuals nominated for the 2015 ML Awards and we expect to receive many more."

Nominations will be evaluated by a distinguished panel of judges along with Manufacturing Leadership Community analysts. Judges look for projects and individual achievements that have helped manufacturers set themselves apart from competitors and have delivered clear, compelling value and return on investment.

Awards will be presented in the following 12 project categories:

  • Supply Chain
  • Sustainability
  • Next-Generation Leadership
  • Engineering & Production Technology
  • Enterprise Technology
  • New Product
  • Innovation Process
  • Operational Excellence
  • Customer Value Internet of Things
  • Mobility Leadership
  • Big Data and Advanced Analytics

In addition, outstanding individuals will be presented with Visionary Leadership and Lifetime Achievement awards. Recipients will be honored at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit, June 2-4, 2015, at the Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA.

About the Manufacturing Leadership Council:

The Manufacturing Leadership Council, part of Frost & Sullivan, offers an integrated portfolio of leadership networking, information and professional development products, programs, and services for industrial executives worldwide. MLC’s mission is to help senior executives define and shape a better future for themselves, their organizations and the industry at large. MLC’s portfolio consists of the Manufacturing Leadership Community website, an online global business network; the Manufacturing Leadership Council, an invitation-only executive organization; the annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit conference; the Manufacturing Leadership Awards program; and the Manufacturing Leadership Journal. For more information, visit us at:

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