Stone Mountain, GA –May 17, 2019 - Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration, an industry leading provider of commercial and industrial refrigeration components, systems and service solutions, received the “Large Manufacturer of the Year” award at the 2019 Movers & Makers award ceremony. The award, which was presented by Partnership Gwinnett in collaboration with Gwinnett Technical College during their 8th annual awards ceremony held at the Infinite Energy Forum on March 28, is the fourth Movers & Makers victory for Heatcraft within the last six years.
Heatcraft previously won in the categories of Corporate Citizenship and Medium Manufacturer of the Year between 2014 and 2016. This year’s victory was Heatcraft’s first in the category of Large Manufacturer of the Year.
The company’s focus on community involvement and economic development was acknowledged in the win.
Heatcraft Sr. Human Resources Manager Tracy Shields (pictured second from left, bottom row) accepts the 2019 Movers & Makers Award on behalf of Heatcraft
“Our manufacturing and supply chain businesses are pillars in the community,” stated Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Charlotte Nash. “They don’t just provide jobs, they help build communities. We’re grateful to them and celebrate their success.”
“For us, it’s not just about providing innovative products and a great environment for our employees to work in. Heatcraft has strived to establish itself as a company dedicated to taking part in opportunities to give back to our local and regional communities,” commented Sergio Castillejos, Heatcraft VP and General Manager. “It is both humbling and rewarding to be acknowledged for Heatcraft’s contributions to the community and the overall economy of Gwinnett County.”
As the largest event of its kind in Georgia, over 300 community leaders and industry experts attended the 2019 Movers & Makers Awards ceremony. For more information and further coverage, visit partnershipgwinnett.com and heatcraftrpd.com.