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Tulip Groundbreaker Awards

Groundbreakers recognizes manufacturing engineers and citizen developers who are making an impact in their organizations. Since Operations Calling, we have received our largest number of nominations from community members around the world, submitting their peers and teams to be considered for Golden Shovel and Greenhouse awards.

We are excited to announce the latest winners of the Tulip Groundbreaker Awards!

The Greenhouse Awards

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The Greenhouse Award recognizes manufacturing sites or companies who are empowering their team with digital tools in the spirit of growth and continuous improvement.

Winners of the Greenhouse receive recognition in the manufacturing industry and at Operations Calling, access to the 2024 Digital Factory event, a collection of premium Tulip swag, and their very own trophy. The following two teams are transformational in their digital journey, and truly embrace a culture of continuous improvement and innovation:

Congratulations to our latest Greenhouse Winners:

  • Stanley Black and Decker

    Hermosillo, Mexico Plant

  • Plug Power

    Manufacturing System Integration Team

The Golden Shovel Award

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The Golden Shovel Award acknowledges individuals who have leveraged Tulip and their app-building expertise in creative, and interesting ways to solve problems, and drive operational value in their organization.

Winners of the Golden Shovel receive recognition in the manufacturing industry and at Operations Calling, access to the 2024 Digital Factory event, a collection of premium Tulip swag, and their very own trophy.

Congratulations to the four individuals below named as the latest Golden Shovel winners:

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    Nicolette Naya

    Senior MES Engineer, Tiffany & Co.

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    Pascal Wirths

    Project Manager Digitalisation, DMG MORI

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    Salim Jasarevic

    Smart Factory & Innovation Engineer, IAC Group

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    Leo Oh

    Senior Platform Engineer, Milwaukee Tool

Past Groundbreaker Award Winners

Golden Shovel Award

  • Zeke Laws

    Application Engineer, Stanley Black & Decker

  • Hira Ahmad

    Staff Manufacturing Engineer, Form Energy

  • Eric Byers

    Lead Manufacturing Engineer, Piaggio Fast Forward

  • Allistair Adams

    Quality Engineer at Mack Molding

  • Alan Madorin

    Manufacturing Engineer at Terex

  • Pete Hartnett

    (Previously) Manufacturing Engineer at Protolabs

Greenhouse Award

  • Outset Medical

    “Outset Medical is excited to receive this award as it provides recognition and proof that 41R adoption in the process of digital manufacturing is not only for the Fortune 500 companies, but can be designed, developed, and drive meaningful impact for small and medium enterprise organizations,” said Marc Nash, VP of Manufacturing at Outset Medical

  • Ultra Clean Technology

    “We selected Tulip earlier this year to be the platform of choice for our MES system, primarily for its low-code [and] no-code capabilities,” explained Rahul Naik, VP of Digital Transformation at Ultra Clean Technology.

    “We have leveraged those capabilities along with some unorthodox approaches and we’ve been successful thus far. We want to thank the Tulip team for the steadfast support and assistance they have offered us along this journey so far — and we look forward to propagating the success globally along with Tulip.”

Groundbreakers 2024

Stay tuned for the 2024 Groundbreaker Awards coming this Summer, and register now for Operations Calling™!

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