A to Z Machine Awarded 2022 Top Shops Honor in Human Resources
This prestigious recognition reflects the combined efforts of our outstanding team. We are incredibly honored and proud to be among the four honorees chosen from over 3,000 surveyed machining companies across the U.S.
Thank you to Modern Machine Shop for this award, and special thanks to our employee owners. This honor would not have been possible without your unceasing commitment and dedication to our company.
Learn more about Modern Machine Shop’s honors program and A to Z Machine’s 2022 Top Shops designation below.
Modern Machine’s Top Shops Honors Program
Modern Machine Shop (MMS) reports on product and process technology for North America’s CNC Machine and metalwork industry.
The MMS Top Shops Honors Program gathers and analyzes thousands of world-class CNC companies' business and operation metrics and shopfloor practices each year. Using annual survey data, MMS gauges and ranks these shops and identifies key ways in which they can improve their practices.
For their Top Shops list, MMS recognizes four stand-out shops in the following categories:
- Machine Technology
- Shopfloor Practices
- Business Strategies
- Human Resources
A to Z Machine’s Excellence in Human Resources
A to Z Machine was awarded the 2022 Top Shops honor for excellence in human resources thanks to our commitment to running an employee-owned shop and offering superior employee benefits and resources.
Employee benefits and resources at A to Z Machine
- Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
- Retention recruiting efforts
- Robust apprenticeship program
- Use of advanced technology
Participation at the IMTS 2022 Top Shops Conference
As the largest and longest-running industry trade show in the Western Hemisphere, the IMTS Specialty Program Job Shops Conference hosts manufacturing technology creators, builders, sellers and drivers looking to connect and be inspired.
Attending this year’s Top Shops Conference on Sept. 13 on behalf of A to Z Machine were Don DeWitt, recently promoted to chief operating officer, Marc Manteufel, manufacturing engineering & IT manager, and Nick Lingenfelter, manufacturing engineer.
Don accepted the award and represented A to Z Machine on the Top Shops panel. Topics discussed included insight into how this year’s honorees handle labor issues, technology, training and more.
Marc and Nick represented our manufacturing engineering team and spent their time at IMTS learning about the latest technology in the machining world.
Learn more about Modern Machine Shop’s honoree program and why A to Z Machine earned a 2022 Top Shops designation here.
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