Mike Fritz Wins Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Award

DWFritz Automation, a leading provider of custom, high-precision
automation solutions for advanced manufacturing, today announced that
CEO Mike Fritz received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the
Family Business category for the Pacific Northwest region. Now in its 32nd
year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate
exceptional skills in innovation, financial performance, and personal
commitment to their businesses and communities. Fritz was selected as a
finalist by a panel of independent judges and the award was presented to
him at a special gala event at the Westin Seattle on June 15, 2018.

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“I feel honored to receive this award and join past recipients whom I
respect and admire,” said Mike Fritz, CEO of DWFritz Automation. “I am
happy to accept this accolade on behalf of my entire staff at DWFritz
who works diligently to make our company one of the best places to work
in Oregon. Most of all, I want to thank my father and late mother for
having started this business 45 years ago, and then encouraging me to
join them. DWFritz is thriving today because of their foundational
management and commitment.”

The program recognizes business leaders throughout the world. Regional
award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The
Year national competition. Award winners in several national categories,
as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner,
will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala
in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2018. The awards are the
culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most
prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year, founded by Ernst and Young, is the world’s
most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from
an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent
leaders from business, finance and the local community. The program
makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial
activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of
people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind,
Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading
successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through
regional, national and global awards programs in over 145 cities in more
than 60 countries. www.ey.com/eoy.

About DWFritz Automation

DWFritz Automation, based in Wilsonville, Oregon, USA, is a leading,
global provider of high-precision automation solutions for advanced
high-volume manufacturing. The company develops, designs, builds and
supports engineered-to-order automation systems specializing in various
types of inspections: 2D, 3D, complex surface defects, and medical
packaging that enable customers to enhance product quality. The company
also engineers high-precision assembly equipment that solves
manufacturing problems using intelligent motion control, vision, and
robotics. For more information please visit www.DWFritz.com.
Follow us on Twitter: @DWFritz.

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