Indiana Manufacturers Association
Indiana Manufacturers Association

Grote Industries to receive Indiana Manufacturers Association award

Sept. 28, 2023
Grote Industries will receive the Innovation Excellence Award on Wednesday, Oct. 18, for their innovative thinking, community involvement, and leadership.

Grote Industries will receive the Innovation Excellence Award from the Indiana Manufacturers Association at the Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The event recognizes the Indiana manufacturing community and honors innovative thinking, community involvement, and leadership.

“I’m proud of our team at Grote for the work they do every day to innovate and grow,” said John Grote, COO of Grote Industries. “We are honored to be recognized among such an esteemed group of Indiana manufacturers.”

This year’s keynote speaker is Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb.

In addition to Grote’s 2023 Manufacturing Excellence Award for Innovation Excellence, other winners to be honored are:

  • Community Impact Award: Toyota Material Handling, Columbus
  • Emerging Leader Award: Matthew Hendey, THG Automation, Indianapolis
  • Lifetime Achievement Award:
  • Jim Tuerk, Aero Industries, Indianapolis
  • David Snow of Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Lafayette
  • Manufacturing Talent Champion Award: Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis

Companies being inducted into the Hall of Fame include:

  • ARaymond Manufacturing Center North America, Logansport
  • Atlas Foundry Company, Inc., Marion
  • BCI Solutions, Inc., Bremen
  • Brehob Corporation, Indianapolis
  • Fort Wayne Metals Research Products, Fort Wayne
  • Haynes International, Inc., Kokomo
  • Indiana Carton Company, Inc., Bremen
  • Nucor Steel, Crawfordsville/Saint Joseph
  • Overton Industries, Franklin
  • Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Lafayette

To register for the event at the Biltwell Event Center, 950 S. White River Parkway West Drive, Indianapolis, visit before Oct. 6.