S.C. Chamber Honors Manufacturing Employees of the Year

Monday, October 9th, 2017

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce celebrated the winners of the S.C. Manufacturing Employee of the Year Awards with an awards luncheon and panel discussion regarding the future of manufacturing in South Carolina. The 2017 Manufacturing Employee of the Year Awards, presented by Jackson Lewis P.C., recognized the important contributions honorees have made to their employers, customers and communities.

“We are proud to honor our 2017 Manufacturing Employees of the Year” said Ted Pitts, President & CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce “Here in South Carolina, we are known for our dedicated workforce, and these individuals showcase the best our state has to offer. Each of our award winners is an invaluable asset to their company, and their teamwork, innovation, and community service are signs of true leadership.”


Production Category

Small Employer: Wayne Norris, 3C Forming Team Lead, CeramTec North America

Medium Employer: Armond Prior, Aircraft Sheetmetal Mechanic, Lockheed Martin

Large Employer: Dennis Askew, Vice President and Mill Manager - Marlboro Mill, Domtar

Support Category

Small Employer: Andrea Rodgers, Information Technology Administrator, Phoenix Specialty Mfg. Co.

Medium Employer: Teri King, Manager, HR,  Bosch-Rexroth Corporation

Large Employer: George Olley, Tire Building Controller, Michelin- Spartanburg

Enabling Category

Small Employer: Lisa Ann Ward, Administrative Assistant, Danfoss

Medium Employer: Eva M Grande-Sandoval,  Plant Change Management Draexlmaier - Duncan

Large Employer: Eugene White, Principal Program Planner, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC.