ACR named South Florida’s Manufacturer of the Year

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Based in Broward County in south Florida, ACR was one of 80 companies nominated for the award.

Based in Broward County in south Florida, ACR was one of 80 companies nominated for the award.

ACR Electronics, a manufacturer of survival gear for the marine, outdoor, aviation and military markets has been named South Florida’s Manufacturer of the Year.

The Broward County-based company was recognized by the South Florida Manufacturers Association at the Annual SFMA Recognition of Excellence banquet and awards presentation, held at the Signature Grand hotel in Davie, Fla. More than 400 people attended.

“This award is a great source of pride at ACR,” said Gerry Angeli, executive vice president at ACR, in a statement. “This achievement only further validates our commitment to integrating quality systems into our manufacturing process and ensures ACR delivers our promise of making quality products, knowing that they are used to save lives. We want to congratulate all the companies nominated. It was a great reminder to know we are one of many companies who can say their products are ‘Made in Florida by Floridians.’”

In addition to the company, ACR’s RF Engineer, Isaac Johnson, received the SFMA Employee of the Year runner-up. “I was just having fun doing my job,” he said.

The SFMA had 80 companies nominated for the award. The SFMA committee said it selected ACR for its state-of-the-art manufacturing, stringent quality standards, strong corporate culture and dedication to going the extra mile to educate its buyers and end users on how the technology in its devices work.

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