Artemax Recognized as a Finalist for 31st Annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award

Press Contact: Chris Zehner

New Berlin, WI – March 14, 2019 Artemax was recently recognized at the 31st Annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award ceremony, a black-tie banquet honoring the 28 nominees for their manufacturing innovation and commitment to excellence. Artemax was a runner-up in the medium-sized company category (100-299 employees). All manufacturers, large and small, were evaluated in areas such as financial growth, technological advances, product development, environmental solutions and sustainability, operational excellence/continuous improvement, commitment to employees and the future workforce of Wisconsin, community stewardship.

Artemax has experienced year-after-year double-digit growth and as a result, has grown to be one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of identification wristbands in the world. In 2018 alone, Artemax manufactured and sold more than one billion wristbands.

“We are honored to have been nominated for this prestigious award as it affirms our mission and vision as a company to be a leader in our industry.  The nomination is only possible because of our team members as they continue to take our company to the next level.  Being one of the finalists will only continue to motivate our team for advanced technological growth and innovation in the future – as we strive to achieve world-class manufacturing excellence,” said Bryan Waltersdorf, president of Artemax.

“This award recognizes Wisconsin companies of all sizes that demonstrate a commitment to business excellence, which has a positive impact on the company and the state, making Wisconsin a better place to live, work and play,“ said Kurt R. Bauer, President/CEO of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.

The statewide recognition program is co-sponsored by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause; Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state’s largest business association.

Founded in 1995, Artemax is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of identification wristbands in the world. Artemax supports the medical, entertainment, recreational and promotional markets, providing the widest selection of DuPont™ Tyvek®, plastic, vinyl, direct thermal, silicone and cloth wristbands and lanyards. Artemax’s wristbands are designed and manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility located in New Berlin, Wisconsin that proudly services customers all over the globe. Artemax is not only proud to say our products are made in the USA, but the raw goods are sourced domestically for every product we manufacture.