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Bob Jacquart receives state Manufacturing Excellence Award


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IRONWOOD — Each year, the Michigan Manufacturers Association presents Manufacturing Excellence Awards to a select number of winners, and one of them this year just happens to be from Gogebic County.

Bob Jacquart, chairman and former CEO of Jacquart Fabric Products and Stormy Kromer, received the 2022 Manufacturing Lifetime Achievement Award on Nov. 10 at the Lansing Center in Lansing.

As noted in the event magazine, the MMA conferred the honor on Jacquart “not only because of his entrepreneurial skills but also for his ability to form bonds near and far,...