CRMA Awards Miller Industries The Manufacturers Excellence Award

For Company Of The Year

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. was awarded the Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association Manufacturers Excellence Award for 2018 Company of the Year
Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. was awarded the Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association Manufacturers Excellence Award for 2018 Company of the Year

Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. was awarded the Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association Manufacturers Excellence Award for 2018 Company of the Year.  The CRMA is singularly focused on the support of Tennessee’s manufacturers, and has been doing so since 1902. 

This award comes with having to meet criteria ranging from manufacturing proficiencies, employee safety, health and training, a high level of commitment to improvement, as well as community involvement. 

Miller Industries is currently wrapping up an over $40 million expansion to their facilities, complete with eco-friendly paint facilities, energy efficient all-LED lighting, employee training facility, and a state-of-the-art welding academy. 

Miller’s commitment to safety and quality manufacturing is evident in the products they produce as a top-tier manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment, said officials.  Miller Industries also strives to be a leader in employee engagement and education for their employees across all locations.

Outside of manufacturing, Miller Industries strives to be a good steward by heading programs that raise money for charities and having a steadfast involvement in their community, said officials.

The Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association works to enable cooperation, competitiveness, and profitable growth for all Tennessee manufacturers to create an enriched economic future for all. For more information on this award or other news and information from Miller Industries, please visit their online news feed at http://news.millerind.com.



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