John Miclot, president and CEO of Murrysville, PA–based Respironics Inc., received the 2005 Manufacturer of the Year Award presented by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Miclot was selected from among 15 finalists.
Respironics manufactures electromechanical medical devices that serve the sleep and respiratory markets. The award recognizes the efforts that the company has made within its Pittsburgh-area manufacturing operations. Lean manufacturing techniques are complemented by production flexibility.
“It's truly an honor to be presented with the Manufacturer of the Year Award,” said Miclot in a press statement.
The award recognizes excellence in 11 categories, including product innovations, sales and marketing strategies, customer relations, and economic and global effects.