Each year, a Made in Alaska permit holder is selected as the state's "Manufacturer of the Year." The award recognizes the ability to overcome challenges and thrive while contributing to Alaska's economy. Winners demonstrate hard work, business growth, job creation, innovation, and community spirit. Congratulations to our 2016 winner, Alaska Garden & Pet Supply (also known as Alaska Mill & Feed) of Anchorage!
Please see our press release and Made in Alaska Facebook page for more information.
Governor Bill Walker and Alaska Division of Economic Development Director, Britteny Cioni-Haywood presented the 2016
Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year award to Alaska Garden and Pet Supply (also known as Alaska Mill & Feed) on July 24, 2017,
at the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Ken Sherwood, Chief Executive Officer and Joel Klessens, President, accepted the award.
2016 Alaska Garden & Pet Supply (also known as Alaska Mill & Feed) of Anchorage
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
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
Nominate your favorite Made in Alaska business for the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year award!
Nominations must be received no later than May 15, 2017. For more information, please contact Caryl McConkie (907) 465-2510 or email her at email@example.com.
Download the nomination form: 2016 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year
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