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Process Displays

Process Displays Inc., New Berlin, was recently awarded two Outstanding Merchandising Awards by Point of Purchase Advertising International. A Gold Outstanding Merchandising Award was presented to Process Displays for its Gates Belt Display and a Bronze Outstanding Merchandising Award was given to Process Displays for its GameStop POSA Fixture. The awards were presented at the 2010 GlobalShop industry tradeshow in Las Vegas. The Point of Purchase Advertising international awards contest is the largest and longest running contest for recognizing marketing at retail excellence. Awards are given based on the display’s ability to increase sales, obtain retail placements, and work strategically to position the brand at the point of sale in a way that is memorable and enticing to consumers.

Miron Construction

Neenah-based Miron Construction Co. Inc., which has a regional office in the Milwaukee area, recently received the Wisconsin Family Business of the Year grand award in the large-company category for employers with more than 100 workers. The Award is sponsored by Smith & Gesteland LLP, a CPA and consulting firm; DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., a law firm, and Associated Bank. The Wisconsin Family Business of the Year Award was created to highlight and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of family businesses that make an impact on the Wisconsin business community. Winners were selected by an independent panel of judges from nominations submitted by the companies.

Patient Care

Milwaukee-based Patient Care, a national advocacy company that helps employees navigate the health care system, recently passed the 1 million member mark. “We’re in our ninth year as a company, and our membership has grown exponentially in the past 3 years,” said Jane Cooper, Patient Care’s president and CEO. “We credit an increased awareness about health care and consumerism, as well as a strong partnership with Assurant Health, for the growth.” During the last three years, patient care has expanded its office twice to accommodate its additional employees and has also created a consumerism department to handle all the requests for health care transparency in the market.

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