Solberg RE-HEALING™ Foam Receives Governor’s New Product Award
June 1, 2016
Nine companies have been named the recipients of the Governor’s New Product Award, which recognizes Wisconsin’s leading manufacturers who have contributed to the state’s economic growth through the development, manufacturing, and marketing of new and innovative products.
“Innovations we’re seeing from Wisconsin companies of all sizes in all industries is a main reason the state’s economy continues to grow,” said Governor Scott Walker. “I am proud to recognize these inventive products that keep the state’s economy moving.”
The Governor’s New Product Awards, which are sponsored by the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers (WSPE), recognize the benefits that come from research and engineering of new products. They also focus on rapidly emerging technologies, recognize the contribution of engineers in new product development and encourage the pursuit of science and engineering careers.
Award categories include small, medium, large, and mega, measured by employment. The awards were presented at the 39th annual Governor’s New Product Awards Banquet on the evening of May 18, 2016, at Milwaukee School of Engineering University’s Todd Wehr Conference Center in Milwaukee.
Solberg RE-HEALING Foam won Best of State – First Place in the large company category. Accepting the award were Solberg’s Mitch Hubert and Mark Siem.