Greenheck, manufacturer of air-movement, control, and conditioning equipment, with corporate headquarters and several manufacturing facilities in Schofield, Wis., recently was named 2016 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year by an independent panel of judges representing industry, education, and the public sector.

This is the third time Greenheck has received the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award in the Mega category, in which the state’s largest corporations compete. The company also received the award in 2004 and 2012.

“What an honor it is to be selected Manufacturer of the Year in a state that’s known for being home to so many quality manufacturers,” Jim McIntyre, president and chief executive officer of The Greenheck Group, said. “We are humbled to have been selected from a group of outstanding nominees. It is a very special honor for all of our employees and a tribute to their extraordinary talents, efforts, and contributions. We’re blessed, too, with forward-looking owners who continue to support our worldwide growth initiatives by investing in manufacturing improvements, product development, and innovative thinking.”

Greenheck’s broad line of ventilation equipment includes fans and ventilators, centrifugal and vane-axial units, makeup-air units, energy-recovery ventilators, packaged ventilation systems, indoor-air handlers, dampers, louvers, kitchen ventilation systems, and laboratory exhaust systems. The company employs more than 3,200 individuals worldwide, including 2,053 in Wisconsin, and maintains more than 2.5 million sq ft of manufacturing and office space with its facilities in Schofield; Frankfort, Ky.; Sacramento, Calif.; Kings Mountain, N.C.; Shelby, N.C.; Saltillo, Mexico; Kunshan, China; and Bawal, India. Greenheck also operates distribution centers in Greensboro, N.C.; Miami; Dallas; and Sacramento.

In its 29th year, the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award program is an annual recognition celebrating the success of manufacturers throughout the state. Companies are evaluated in areas such as financial growth or consistency, technological advances, product development, environmental solutions and sustainability, operational excellence/continuous improvement, commitment to employees, and effective research and development.