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On the morning of Thursday February 28th at the Central College Graham Conference Center, the Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance (PACE) hosted their 2019 Annual Membership Breakfast. During this event, PACE honored four local businesses for their innovative programs and overall impact to the Pella, Iowa community.
Precision Inc., parent company of PPI (Precision Pulley and Idler) and PFI (Precision Food Innovations), was recognized as the 2019 Business Impact Award Winner. Karen Eischen, the Executive Director of PACE stated “PPI has shown admirable leadership in their field of work through product development, continued expansion into different markets, international business, and their drive for success as an employee-owned company. Precision is truly a leader within their industry. We are proud that they are headquartered in Pella. Congratulations, you really do keep It moving!”
The PACE selection committee reviewed the nominations for 2019 and recognized recipients for their notable achievements. The categories presented this year included the Business Impact Award, the Community Impact Award, the Community Heritage Award, and the Pella Spotlight. The Impact Awards are designed to distinguish businesses of all sizes who are transforming the Pella community through modernization, strong business practices, and community involvement.
Brian Simpson, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for PPI, said “It was an honor for Precision Inc., to receive this award! Being an ESOP company, our employees and communities are very important to us. By giving back and supporting our communities, we not only invest in the areas we have facilities in but we also invest in our people, their families and neighbors.”
Precision Inc., is honored to be included in a list of truly outstanding organizations and will continue to be a business that contributes to the communities in which we live and do business.
Some of the Precision Inc., leaders attended the event and were presented with the 2019 Business Impact award. The individuals pictured above from left to right are Todd Wieser - Manufacturing Manager, Jeff Bokhoven – Director of Business Development, Brian Simpson – Vice President of Sales/Marketing for the Industrial Division, Matt Buckingham – Vice President of Manufacturing and Jeff Bollard – Director of I.T.