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Honor an Outstanding Company With SEMA's Manufacturer of the Year Award

By Ashley Reyes

Manufacturer of the Year
Hunter Engineering Co. was named SEMA Manufacturer of the Year at last year’s SEMA Industry Awards Banquet.

The SEMA Manufacturer of the Year Award honors a manufacturing company for its outstanding contributions to the industry during the fiscal year of July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. Nominations for Manufacturer of the Year, as well as other SEMA Industry awards, are now being accepted at

To be nominated for Manufacturer of the Year, a company must be from the specialty-equipment industry and have demonstrated outstanding business practices and service to their customers, including being involved with SEMA and utilizing association benefits.  

“This award recognizes the innovation and industriousness of a member manufacturer who has went above and beyond to support the advancement of the specialty-equipment industry,” said Lindsay Bianco, SEMA senior manager, membership projects. “Nominees should demonstrate a high degree of corporate responsibility, workforce excellence and do an outstanding job protecting their brand equity.”

In addition to Manufacturer of the Year, the SEMA Industry Awards also include Person of the Year, Rep Agency of the Year, Warehouse Distributor of the Year and Gen-III Innovator of the Year. The award winners will be celebrated for their accomplishments at the 2020 SEMA Industry Awards Banquet, Thursday, November 5, during the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

To learn more about the additional criteria for each award and to submit your nominations, visit or contact Lindsay Bianco at