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Made In Alaska

Manufacturer of the Year


We are happy to announce that the nomination period for the 2020 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year award is open. This award recognizes one Made in Alaska business that demonstrates the ability to overcome challenges, grow their business, innovate, be a leader in the community, and collaborate with other businesses. 

The nomination period for the 2020 Manufacturer of the Year closed at 5:00 PM, April 23, 2021. The nomination form can be found HERE. Self-nominations are welcome! If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Made In Alaska staff at

Manufacturer of the Year 2017

Bambino's Baby Food, Made in Alaska's 2017 Manufacturer of the Year.

Manufacturer of the Year Award Winners:

2016 Alaska Garden & Pet Supply (also known as Alaska Mill & Feed) of Anchorage or See Press Release


2015 Alaska Paracord Designs of Anchorage

2014 AIRFRAMES ALASKA of Chugiak

2013 NOMAR LLC, of Homer

2012 Denali Dreams, Inc. of Anchorage

2011 Kahiltna Birchworks of Palmer

2010 Apocalypse Design, Inc. of Fairbanks

2009 Insulfoam of Anchorage

2008 Kaladi Brothers Coffee of Anchorage

2007 Glacier Smoothie, LLC of Juneau

2006 Arctic Wire Rope & Supply of Anchorage

2005 Anchorage Sand and Gravel Company, Inc. of Anchorage and Fairbanks

2004 Alaska Rag Company of Fairbanks (Buisness closed)

2003 Kodiak Island Winery of Chiniak (Kodiak Island)

2002 Alaska Sausage and Seafood of Anchorage

2001 Alaska Black Diamond of Princess Island

2000 Fenton Woods of Wasilla

1999 Alaska Mint of Anchorage

1998 Cameron Birch Syrups & Confections, Inc. of Wasilla

1997 Alaska Canine Cookies, Inc. of Anchorage

1996 Interstate Brands Corporation/Sunrise Bakery of Anchorage

1995 The Great Alaska Bowl Company of Fairbanks

1994 Alaska Wild Berry Products of Homer & Anchorage

1993 Marian Boat Works of Anchorage

1992 Alaskan Brewing & Bottling Co. of Juneau

1991 Tesoro Alaska Petroleum of Anchorage (Tesoro is now Andeavor.)


Nomination Information