(Bainbridge Island, Wash.) – Fly-fishing industry leader, Sage Manufacturing, is pleased to have won the Small Manufacturer of the Year award handed out annually by Seattle Business magazine. From a field of over 200 entrants, Sage was selected because of its ongoing commitment and dedication to innovation, excellence of manufacturing and global presence.
The May issue of Seattle Business features the awards for 2012 and is the culmination of the publication’s Washington Manufacturing Awards. Each year Seattle Business honors companies whose work results in growing or advancing the manufacturing sector in the state. During an awards ceremony on Thursday night, April 26th, six winners were chosen in different categories. Representatives of roughly 270 manufacturing companies located in the state attended the event.
“At Sage we have been actively investing in our people and processes to ensure that we continue to offer our customers cutting edge technology and cutting edge value while doing our part to secure the future of American manufacturing,” notes Production Manager, Scott Tuchel.
“The quality of competition is revealed by the list of the silver award winners in our category: Pro CNC of Bellingham, maker of energy efficient cars and Cascade Designs of Seattle, a 40 year old outdoor gear manufacturer,” comments President and CEO, Travis Campbell. “This is a fantastic achievement and I would like to congratulate everyone involved.”
Founded in 1980, Sage was created with one idea in mind - to build the world's finest performance fly rods. Passionate about creating fly fishing products that continually exceed expectations, Sage strives to seek performance advantages through new materials and designs based on a foundation of research and innovation. Sage also offers fly reels, apparel, accessories and luggage for avid anglers. For more information, please visit http://www.sageflyfish.com