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3/20/2019 General
HABCO Manufacturing Wins

HABCO Manufacturing wins the 2019 South Florida Manufacturer of the Year Award (Manufacturers, 1-25 employees)

Boca Raton, Florida, March 14, 2019 – The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) awarded HABCO Manufacturing – HabCenter’s manufacturing enterprise - with the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year Award on March 13, 2019. All nominee finalists represented a group of companies that demonstrate excellence throughout all facets of their business in the areas of Leadership, Strategy, Customers, Measurement, Knowledge, Management, Workforce and Operations; HABCO was honored to be among a strong and unique group of Florida manufacturers. Bob DiRocco, Executive Director of HabCenter, and Joseph Rengen, Operations Manager, took to the stage at last night’s awards banquet to share their excitement and thank all who made the award possible: HABCO’s extraordinary team of dedicated and compassionate individuals who make a difference every day in the lives of adults with disabilities.

The SFMA has held the distinction of being the #1 resource for manufacturers in South Florida since 1961 – saving its members time and money through advocacy, networking and resources. SFMA prides itself on being member driven – creating new products and services as members’ needs change. Founded by a group of realtors who understood the importance of manufacturing to a strong economy, the SFMA has served manufacturers and related industries for over 57 years. As a non-profit trade association, the mission of the SFMA has remained constant though out its history: To Serve Manufacturers.

Our mission is to equip adults with special needs with the knowledge, skills and behavior needed to lead useful and productive lives with dignity, respect and independence. The SFMA award represents a true testament to the human spirit. HabCenter highlights a world of possibilities for adults with disabilities; the overwhelming consensus is that we are a place of love, compassion and joy for many.