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Viewing entries posted in January 2012
"When you get to the facility and see the modern technology and you see how the students are engaged and the excitement of the instructors, it really goes a long way to show people what modern manufacturing is all about," Lanser said.
(La Quinta, Calif. – January 19, 2012) The National Cheese Institute has bestowed its highest honor, the NCI Laureate Award, on Lou Gentine, chairman and CEO of Sargento Foods Inc., Plymouth, Wis. The award was presented this week to Gentine during a special ceremony at the International Dairy Foods Association's 2012 Dairy Forum by NCI Vice Chairman Mike Reidy, who is senior vice president, supply chain and corporate affairs, for Leprino Foods Company.
It wasn't always smooth, but the Sheboygan County economy continued to show signs of life in 2011. Area employers continued to slowly add jobs, which helped bring Sheboygan's unemployment rate down to its lowest level in nearly three years and for the first time since the recession took hold, the year passed without any large-scale layoffs or factory closures.