Hydra-Flex Wins Best In Class in 2016 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards
Minnesota Business Magazine announced today that Hydra-Flex, Inc., manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment, is the winner of the Best In Class (Small Company, 1-50 employees) category in the 2016 Minneosta Manufacturing Awards. Hydra-Flex was honored for their exceptional capabilities, products, processes, and services in manufacturing.
According to Minnesota Business Magazine, manufacturing is the backbone of Minnesota's economy. The industry provides more than 292,000 jobs and contributes $37 billion USD to the state's economy. This is why they "scoured the state for the best and brightest manufacturers" to be a part of the 2016 Manufacturing Awards. Hydra-Flex was nominated in the Manufacturing Awards for revolutionizing the vehicle wash industry by "finding a better way" to manufacture innovative and reliable fluid handling products. Their 45% average annual growth over the last seven years can be attributed to the measureable results they provide their customers- specifically an average savings of 27% in chemical and water costs. Watch the video below from Minnesota Business Magazine for a quick look at all of the nominated manufacturers.
At the awards gala in Minneapolis, Hydra-Flex CEO, Jaime Harris, accepted the award on behlaf of the company. "I could not be more proud to be here tonight," says Harris. "The start of Hydra-Flex was just two guys and a beer fridge, and we have had to scratch, claw, and bite our way to where we are today. I am humbled by this recognition from Minnesota Business Magazine, and I am sincerely grateful to all of Hydra-Flex's customers, partners, and employees who helped get us here." Watch the video below to see Jaime Harris accept the Best In Class award.
Read the full artcile in the Minnesota Business Magazine | October 2016 Issue