Pratt & Miller thanks Automation Alley, customers, and 200+ employees for technology honor
New Hudson, MI – October 28, 2013 – Pratt & Miller was recently named Technology Company of the Year by Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association. The 13th Annual Awards Gala was held last month at The Henry in Dearborn Michigan. Four different award categories were announced that evening, however, this particular award recognizes Pratt & Miller as having introduced new products or systems that have made significant impact on Southeast Michigan’s economy. The products and systems submitted by Pratt & Miller for the award selection focused on the company’s recent success in global motorsports and product innovations in the automotive, defense, space, powersports, and medical industries.
Pratt & Miller’s vice president of engineering services, Lynn Bishop, graciously accepted the award.
“It was a true honor to be selected as the Automation Alley Technology Company of the Year alongside the other candidates and nominees. We would like to thank Automation Alley for all their help and support over the years by assisting us in developing a plan to diversify our business. We also have to thank our loyal customers for giving us the opportunity to work with them in creating these innovative technologies. But, this award is really a tribute to our 200+ team members at Pratt & Miller Engineering who come to work every day with such enthusiasm, pride, and passion to deliver technical excellence to our customers.”
The product innovation examples developed over the past year included racing vehicles that have won multiple racing championships around the globe; a motorsports collision avoidance system; a prototype medium assault vehicle for Special Operations Command; advanced survivability and mobility concept vehicles for defense; autonomous vehicle and robotic space technologies; advanced lightweight automotive and space systems; and portable medical devices – innovations that are winning races, helping to save lives on our roads - in our hospitals - and on the battlefield, and helping to discover new frontiers in space.
About Pratt & Miller Engineering
Pratt & Miller Engineering is a world-class engineering company and a respected industry leader in motorsports, defense, automotive, powersports, aerospace, and commercial industries. Our range of design, engineering, low-volume manufacturing, and testing and development capabilities are among the most sophisticated in the world.