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Awards and Recognition

2014

  • United Way of the Piedmont, Employee Giving Award ($100K - $150K)

    • Awarded to companies based on increase in employee and employee per capita giving
  • United Way of the Piedmont, Campaign Spirit Award

  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Total man hours worked since last incident - Ridgeview Manufacturing
    • Total man hours worked without a lost workday incident during 2013 - Ridgeview Manufacturing Safety
    • Performance ​Recognition Award - Ridgeview and Hidden Lake Manufacturing
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

    • Commendation of Excellence/Safety Program Recognition (2013) - Ridgeview and Hidden Lake Manufacturing

2013

  • BB&T Insurance Lighthouse Beam Safety Award Program

    • Excellent Safety Performance
  • United Way of the Piedmont, Employee Giving Award ($100K - $150K)

    • Awarded to companies based on increase in employee and employee per capita giving
  • United Way of the Piedmont, Outstanding Creativity Award

  • Economic Futures Award

    • For Outstanding Commitment and Service to the Spartanburg County Community
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Safety Performance Recognition Award - Ridgeview Plant
    • Safety Performance Recognition Award - Hillside Plant
    • Made in South Carolina Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award
  • IABC-SC (International Association of Business Communicators – South Carolina)

2012

  • SC Biz News Roaring Twenties

    • Top 20 Best-Performing Company in SC
  • Broadband Gear Report BTR Diamond Technology Review

    • NOYES® FOCIS Fiber Optic Connector Inspection System (3.5 stars)
  • Communications Technology Platinum Award

    • NOYES® FOCIS Fiber Optic Connector Inspection System - Honorable Mention
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award
  • IABC-SC (International Association of Business Communicators – South Carolina)

*Award in Top 5 of all entries submitted across SC

2011

  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

    • Commendation of Excellence in Safety (3 SC locations)
  • BB&T Insurance Lighthouse Beam Safety Award Program

    • Excellent Safety Performance

2010

  • Spartanburg Area (SC) Chamber of Commerce

    • Economic Champion
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Safety Award
    • Safety Performance Award
  • Broadband Properties Magazine

    • Top 100 Broadband Companies

2009

  • Spartanburg Area (SC) Chamber of Commerce

    • Economic Champion
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Safety Award
    • Safety Performance Award
  • Broadband Properties Magazine

    • Top 100 Broadband Companies

2008

  • Nuevo Leon Environment Protection and Natural Resources Agency (APMARN)

    • AFL Monterry Mexico, Nuevo León “Recicla” Award for recycling efforts
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

    • Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies Finalist (#20)
    • Manufacturer of the Year (medium-sized business)
  • South Carolina Occupational Safety Council

    • Edgar L McGowan Award, AFL Spartanburg/Ridgeview facility with
      6,061,567 hours since last lost time incident
  • Spartanburg Area (SC) Chamber of Commerce

    • Economic Champion

2007

  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

    • Commendation of Excellence - Safety Program Recognition - Spartanburg / Hillside and Ridgeview facilities
  • South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulations

    • Certificate of Safety Acheivement Award - Spartanburg / Hillside and Ridgeview facilities
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Plant Safety Recognition Award - Hours Work Without A Lost Work Day Injury
  • South Carolina Occupational Safety Council

    • Safety Award for Outstanding Record
    • Palmetto Safety Excellence Award - Spartanburg / Ridgeview Mftg facility
  • Spartanburg Area (SC) Chamber of Commerce

    • Economic Champion

2006

  • Middle Tyger Council (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

    • Large Manufacturer of the Year for Outstanding Community Service
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

    • Commendation of Excellence - Safety Program Recognition - Spartanburg / Hillside and Ridgeview facilities
  • South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulations

    • Certificate of Safety Acheivement Award - Spartanburg / Hillside and Ridgeview facilities
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Plant Safety Recognition Award - Hours Work Without A Lost Work Day Injury
  • South Carolina Occupational Safety Council

    • Safety Certificate - Spartanburg / Hillside Mftg facility

2005

  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

    • Commendation of Excellence - Safety Program Recognition - Spartanburg / Hillside and Ridgeview facilities
  • South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulations

    • Certificate of Safety Acheivement Award - Spartanburg / Hillside and Ridgeview facilities
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

    • Plant Safety Recognition Award - Hours Work Without A Lost Work Day Injury
  • South Carolina Occupational Safety Council

    • Safety Award for Outstanding Record
    • Palmetto Safety Excellence Award - Spartanburg / Ridgeview Mftg facility
    • Safety Certificate - Spartanburg / Hillside Mftg facility