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Goodrich Corp. wins state Manufacturer of the Year

gThe Jacksonville plant for Goodrich Corporation, Engineered Polymer Products, won this year’s Manufacturer of the Year award for a manufacturer employing between 61 to 125 employees by the Manufacturers Association of Florida.

The award was made during the annual Manufacturers’ Summit and Global Marketplace in Orlando.

Judging was based on leadership; strategic planning; customer and market focus; measurement; analysis and knowledge management; workforce focus; and process management.

The Goodrich Jacksonville facility designs, tests and manufactures composite structures that are installed in ships, submarines and aircraft.

Other area First Coast Manufacturers Association members who were nominated for the state awards include Anheuser-Busch, InBev, Inc.; BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards, Inc.; Florida Machine Works; and Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

For additional information on Goodrich, go to or contact Bret Smith, vice president, at 904-757-3660.

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