Five Wichita-area companies win 2012 Best in Business awards
By Emily Behlmann, Web Producer, Wichita Business Journal
Published on Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Wichita Business Journal recognized five Wichita-area companies Thursday with 2012 Best in Business awards.
Winners for 2012 were Apex Engineering International, Bunting Magnetics Co., JR Custom Metal Products Inc., Pioneer Balloon Co. and Stanion Wholesale Electric Co.
The Best in Business competition recognizes privately held Wichita-area companies for revenue growth, community involvement, and marketing and product innovation.
The CEOs of the winning companies and their spouses will go on an all-expenses-paid trip in October with sponsors to Napa, Calif. The trip is underwritten and planned by UMB.
Other finalists for the award included Backwoods Wichita, Complete Landscaping Systems, Envision Inc., LawKingdon Architecture, Legg Co. Inc., McCormick Armstrong Co. Inc., Mel Hambelton Ford Inc., NCRI, Occidental Management Inc. and Voice Products Inc.
Additional sponsors for the competition are Allen Gibbs & Houlik LC, BESCORP, Delta Dental and Martin | Pringle Attorneys at Law.
Profiles of the winners and finalists will appear in a special publication inserted into Friday’s Wichita Business Journal, and Friday morning on http://www.occmgmt.com/www.wichitabusinessjournal.com.