NFPA congratulates Judy Wojanis, president, Wojanis Hydraulic Supply Company, Inc. for being honored as one of the Manufacturing Institute 2014 Women in Manufacturing STEP Award recipients.

The STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to the C suite.

On February 6, The Manufacturing Institute recognized these Honorees from over 110 companies at the STEP Awards in Washington, D.C. The STEP Awards program will highlight each Honoree's story, including their leadership and accomplishments in manufacturing. By telling the real stories of these women, we will inspire the next generation of talent to pursue careers in the industry and support current female talent within the manufacturing industry.

Click the STEP Ahead initiative to read more about the STEP Awards program and the larger iniatitive launched to examine and promote the role of women in the manufacturing industry through recognition, research, and best practices for attracting, advancing, and retaining strong female talent.