In 1949, 30,000 people were there for the dedication ceremony at Sea-Tac Airport
This Puyallup-based company has been a leader in the customization of guitars.
See the full list of honorees here.
The COO of Itek Energy is this year's Manufacturing Executive of the Year winner.
Vigor Industries wins gold in the Manufacturer of the Year for large firms category.
Gold: Pacific Metallurgical, Kent; Silver: Bodypoint Inc., Seattle
Scratch and Peck Feeds wins gold in the Processor of the Year for small firms category.
Gold: Crunch Pak, Cashmere; Silver: Johnson Foods, Sunnyside
Mid-Mountain Materials wins gold in the Emerging Manufacturer for midsize/large firms category.
Bridgeways wins gold in the Nonprofit Manufacturing of the Year for midsize firms category.