IoT leader receives honor from the Utah Manufacturers Association
SALT LAKE CITY – Nov. 4, 2019 – The Utah Manufacturers Association (UMA) named Monnit Corporation 2019 Manufacturer of the Year. Monnit received the award on Nov. 2. at UMA’S 114th Annual Awards Banquet.
“The Manufacturer of the Year Award reflects Monnit’s dedication to creating the best Internet of Things devices via our adaptive engineering and market-driven manufacturing processes,” said Brad Walters, Monnit CEO. “It also highlights the skill and commitment of Utah’s workforce, better products—of all types—are made here in Utah.”
For 2019, UMA recognized 12 firms excelling in manufacturing through innovation, R&D leadership, and operational impact. Each was also lauded for outstanding best practices, economic achievement, community and state involvement, public outreach, and fidelity to the principles of free enterprise.
The awards are open to any manufacturer with a significant presence in Utah, intensifying the competition. In mid-2018, Forbes ranked Salt Lake City 15 out of 373 metro areas where “manufacturing is thriving.” UMA currently represents 1,200 Utah manufacturers.
“Manufacturing is the engine that drives the economy in both the United States and in Utah. Producing more than $20 billion in economic output, manufacturing is a significant contributor to the number one diverse economy in the country,” said Todd R. Bingham, UMA president. “Utah manufacturing companies produce the products, food, and items we use every day.”
Sounds Like a Winner
Manufacturing an industry-leading 70+ wireless sensors in Utah differentiated Monnit. Monnit products are used in 88 countries—14,000 variants accommodate global frequencies.
Monnit Sensors are the Check Engine Light™ for businesses—monitoring continually monitoring operations and assets and sending alerts via text, call, or email when issues arise. Monnit sensors have helped protect 23,000+ firms—capturing 10.25+ billion data points.
Monitoring Made to Order
Monnit adheres to a design for manufacturing philosophy. To support this, Monnit Engineering created the Monnit Enterprise Appliance (MEA) software. MEA tightly synchronizes Monnit Engineering, Operations, Sales, and Production groups.
Through design for manufacturing, Monnit provides white label offerings such as custom hardware and software development, as well as board-level products. Furthermore, Monnit IoT Sensors are highly customizable from labeling and lead lengths to operating region frequency. To produce all of these deviations, Monnit follows one-piece flow—expediting throughput while protecting quality.
Utah Grown, Internationally Known
Eaten at the world’s largest fast-food chains lately? Monnit likely helped ensure your meal was fresh and safe. There’s also a one-in-three chance Monnit helped produce your steering wheel, or protected the servers you used to search the internet. These partnerships make Monnit’s made-in-Utah technology integral to some of the world’s foremost organizations.
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