Creating useful goods for market while offering high quality jobs and supporting families is a win-win situation, and Colorado stands out as a good example for the rest of the country. Many organizations shine in many regards, though these finalists are a cut and finish above the rest.

Barry E. Walter Sr. Company

Barry Walter Jr., COO, was the first industry leader in Northeast Colorado to join the Northeast Colorado Manufacturing Partnership (NECOM). This young organization got its boost from the fire and energy Barry brings to every meeting and event. He has been a major player for growth and development of the NECOM group working with other organizations and manufacturing business owners to continue to build the organization.

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Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc - WINNER

Geotech’s culture is community-oriented and multi-cultural. Geotech has raised funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities in excess of $160,000. In addition to being a community advocate organization, Geotech is involved with and supports the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) for the State of Colorado and the Mayor’s Office in Denver.

Manufacturer’s Edge

Manufacturer’s Edge strengthens the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry in Colorado every single day. From coaching, training, and consulting with individual manufacturers across the state to collaborating with industry groups, government, university, and economic development partnerships to deliver industry-focused programs, Manufacturer’s Edge is embedded in the manufacturing community of our state.

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