A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. Wins 2022 Manufacturer-of-the-Year Award  


A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. (“A-1”), a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses,  is excited to announce that it has received the prestigious 2022 Manufacturer-of-the-Year Award for manufacturing companies with over 150 employees. The criteria for the award are based on a juried assessment under the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program.  

Each year the South Florida Manufacturers Association (“SFMA”) recognizes manufacturing companies that demonstrate best in class in all facets of their business in the areas of leadership, strategy, customers,  workforce, operations, and knowledge management. On June 16th, at the 43rd Recognition of Excellence  Awards Ceremony in Davie, Florida, A-1 was recognized as the 2022 Manufacturer-of-the-Year, with several companies participating representing a wide range of industries, and A-1 being one of only two companies nominated on the Treasure Coast.  

“We are extremely honored to receive this recognition, in addition to winning Best Places to Work™ in St. Lucie  County in 2021,” said John Herring, President and CEO. “It takes an entire team, and this award validates the  flexibility, adaptability, and resiliency of our employees and their continued focus on meeting the needs of our  customers; a team that our peers recognize as one of the best in the industry.”  

About A-1 

A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. founded in 1977, is headquartered in Fort Pierce, Florida, with over 300 employees and is a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses and EZWALL® wall panels. As a well-known innovator with progressive leadership in the industry, its services include design, manufacture, inventory management, and supply for the construction industry in the Southeast United States and the Caribbean.  Additionally, A-1 continues to be at the forefront of an assortment of new and improved services for the construction industry. A-1 Industries of Georgia, LLC, a sister company, is located on 80 acres in Bainbridge,  Georgia. This innovative new facility is involved in multiple manufacturing processes, using the latest cutting-edge computer technologies. It operates in a totally computerized manufacturing environment, utilizing CNC  machines, real-time scheduling programs, and floor management systems creating efficiencies unmatched in the United States.  

A-1 has multiple employment opportunities in Florida and Georgia for candidates looking to be part of A-1’s continued growth and who share in A-1’s Core Values – Own it, Passionate, Honesty, and Respect.

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