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And the winner is…the World’s Largest Hydraulic Power Unit from Exotic Automation.
Steve Orlando accepted the honors on behalf of Exotic as they were proclaimed the maker of the 2021 “Coolest Thing Made in Michigan” at the MFG Excellence Awards on 11/4/21. Learn more at mimfg.org.

It’s not too early to start thinking about nominations for the 2022 MFG Excellence Awards. Nominations open June 2022.

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