Annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Each year the NMA celebrates manufacturing excellence and recognizes local industry leaders in three different award categories, showcasing the area’s most important to us as manufacturers.

NMA Excellence Awards 2022

2022 Excellence Awards

2022 Award Nominees

Environmental Health & Safety Award

  • Canada Colours & Chemicals
  • E360s

Investing in Employee Development Award

  • Belden Canada
  • Flou Inc.
  • Lorenz Conveying Products

High Performance Manufacturing Award

  • Loadstar Trailers
  • Sunspace Sunrooms


Excellence Awards Ceremony

Learn who this year’s award recipients are at the Excellence Awards Ceremony: Thursday, October 6, 4pm-5:30pm. Let’s celebrate, network and enjoy sample beverages from local breweries and tasty hors’ devours from local establishments.

2022 Award Criteria


Environmental/Health & Safety Award

The NMA Award recognizes a member that has a demonstrated commitment to the Health & Safety of their employees, and to the environment.

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High Performance Manufacturing Award

The NMA Award recognizes a member that has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement and high performance manufacturing.

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Investing in Employee Development Award

The NMA recognizes a member that has demonstrated a commitment and investment into employee development.

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2021 Excellence Awards

2019 NMA Member Awards
Celebrating Manufacturing in Northumberland

The Environmental/Health & Safety Award
Presented to AKZO Nobel

The High Performance Manufacturing Award
Presented to Graphic Packaging International

The Investing in Employee Development Award was presented to Protoplast Inc.

2018 NMA Member Awards
Celebrating Manufacturing in Northumberland

The Environmental/Health & Safety Award
Presented to CPS Wood Products

CPS Wood Products

The High Performance Manufacturing Award
Presented to Structural Panels Inc.

The Investing in Employee Development Award
in partnership with Fleming College
was presented to CamTran

2017 NMA Member Awards

Celebrating Manufacturing in Northumberland

The NMA presented Member awards at Chem-Ecol Ltd. in Cobourg on October 5th. Each recipient was presented with an award designed and manufactured in Northumberland by fellow NMA member, Hoselton Studio.

The Environmental/Health & Safety Award
Presented to Esco Corporation


Dan Ross, NMA President and Brad Robertson, Esco Corporation


The High Performance Manufacturing Award
Presented to UniTrak Corporation Ltd.

Dan Ross, NMA President, Bill Gorsling and Ted Gorsline, UniTrak Corporation and Lou Rinaldi, MPP Northumberland Quinte-West.


The Investing in Employee Development Award
in partnership with Fleming College
was presented to Protoplast Inc.

Dan Ross, NMA President, Deborah Standford, Fleming College and Chris White, Protoplast Inc.


President’s Award of Distinction
presented to Northumberland Community Development Corporation

Dan Ross, NMA President, Wendy Curtis & Rick Holmes, NCFDC


Thanks to the Chem-Ecol Ltd. Team for hosting this year’s event and to Brad Fegan for his very informative presentation on oil recycling and reclamation.

Thanks also to Hoselton Studios for the Awards produced at the site in Colborne.

2016 NMA Member Awards

Celebrating Manufacturing in Northumberland

The NMA presented Member awards at Hoselton Studio in Colborne on October 5th. Each recipient was presented with an award designed and manufactured in Northumberland by fellow NMA member, Hoselton Studio.

The 1st Annual Environmental/Health & Safety Award
Presented to CHEM-ECOL Ltd.

Environmental/Health & Safety Award –  Pictured: Nathan Coyle and Fred Kosseim (Chem-Ecol) and Dan Ross, NMA President

Nathan Coyle and Fred Kosseim (Chem-Ecol) and Dan Ross, NMA President


The 1st Annual High Performance Manufacturing Award
Presented to CpK Interior Products Inc.

High Performance Manufacturing Award – Pictured: Pat Jossinet Brad Fegan (CpK Interior Producrts) and Dan Ross, NMA President

Pat Jossinet Brad Fegan (CpK Interior Products) and Dan Ross, NMA President


The 1st Annual Investing in Employee Development Award
in partnership with Fleming College
was presented to Canadian Wear Technologies Ltd.

Investing in Employee Development Award – Pictured: Representing Lou Rinaldi – Darlene Warner; Fleming College – Deborah Stanford; Canadian Wear Technologies – Brad Shehan; NMA President, Dan Ross

Representing Lou Rinaldi – Darlene Warner; Fleming College – Deborah Stanford; Canadian Wear Technologies – Brad Shehan; NMA President, Dan Ross


Awards Produced by Hoselton Studio

Awards Produced by Hoselton Studio

Award winners with Hoselton Staff – L to R: Brad (CpK), Jay & Rose (Hoselton Studio), Fred (Chem-Ecol), Brad (Canadian Wear Technologies). Thank you to the team at Hoselton’s for hosting the NMA Awards event.

2015 NMA Member Awards

Unveiled in 2015, the first Annual Award was presented in 2015 to Structural Panels Inc. on November 3rd at the Tri-Association Manufacturing Conference.

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NMA and FlemingPictured left to right: Deborah Clifford, Fleming College Manager, Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Lee Rogers, Business Development Manager & Anne Barrett, Office Admin., both from Structural Panels Inc. and Dan Ross, EHSS Leader, Sabic and President, Northumberland Manufacturers` Association.

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