The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce named Pleasurecraft Engine Group plant manager Tommie Cochran its 2018 Manufacturing Employee of the Year.
The chamber distributes the annual award in conjunction with National Manufacturing Day during a panel discussion and luncheon that focuses on the future of manufacturing in the Palmetto State. The award recognizes the contributions honorees have made to their employers, customers and communities.
Cochran’s contributions include oversight of several facility improvements, the installation of a dynamometer and production line changes.
“We are proud of Tommie for receiving this accomplishment,” said Mark McKinney, president of Pleasurecraft Engine Group, in a statement. “He truly deserves this recognition from all of his efforts he has done to make Pleasurecraft engines better. Tommie has been instrumental in making our facility more efficient and providing a better environment for all of our employees to thrive in their work.”