Made In Alaska

Manufacturer of the Year

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.

1Manufacturer of the Year 2016

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.

Manufacturer of the Year Award Winners:

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

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