9 Wisconsin firms win Environment Awards

August 17, 2019

MADISON — Nine Wisconsin companies were recognized with the Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.

Southeastern Wisconsin companies that were recognized include ITU AbsorbTech in New Berlin in small category and Menasha Packaging — Hartford plant in large category for the Environmental Stewardship award.

Also winning awards from around the state were:

Environmental Stewardship: Masters Gallery Foods, Plymouth (medium category)

Sustainability: Outlook Group, Neenah (small category); Georgia-Pacific Green Bay Broadway Mill, Green Bay (medium category); Bergstrom Automotive, Neenah (large category); environmental innovation, Empire Screen Printing, Inc., Onalaska (small category); Linetec, Wausau (medium category); Waupaca Foundry, Inc., Waupaca (large category).

“The business community in Wisconsin is a leader when it comes to environmental sustainability, innovation and stewardship,” said WMC Director of Environmental & Energy Policy Lane Ruhland. “The Business Friend of the Environment Awards show that protecting environment and growing a business are not mutually exclusive.”

This year’s winners represent companies in each category size, ranging from small to large, which have made significant improvements in the areas of sustainability, environmental stewardship and environmental innovation.