Advanced Composites Inc. named Utah manufacturer of the year

The Utah Manufacturers Association has named Advanced Composites Inc. (ACI) the 2014 Utah Manufacturer of the Year in the 51-200-employee category.

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Advanced Composites Inc. (ACI, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) announced on Nov. 5 that the Utah Manufacturers Association has awarded the company the 2014 Utah Manufacturer of the Year Award.

On Nov. 1, at the Utah Manufacturers Association 109th Annual Banquet, the UMA recognized four exceptional Utah companies—among them ACI—for their outstanding operational performance and best practices, as well as for their economic achievement, workplace safety, community involvement and fidelity to the principles of free enterprise. ACI garnered the award for the 51-200 employee size category for its demonstrated expertise and its outstanding business practices.

In its 23 years in business, ACI has enjoyed steady, sustainable growth in the development and production of composite structures for a wide variety of applications. The company says it works to foster an atmosphere of empowerment, camaraderie and productivity among its staff. Randy Philpot, president of ACI, says he was “proud to accept this honor on behalf of all of the managers and employees of ACI, whose dedication and commitment to quality and on-time delivery made this award possible.”

ACI builds composite structures for prosthetics, water purification, energy extraction, national defense and aircraft safety. Clients include Lockheed Martin, the U.S. government, ABB, Chevron and Boeing.