Watlow’s Facility in Winona, MN Selected as Business of the Year

11/16/2021 12:00:00 AM


Advanced Technology Center

St. Louis, MO – Watlow®, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of complete thermal systems, announced that its facility in Winona, MN was selected by the Winona Chamber of Commerce as ‘Business of the Year.’ It was announced on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at the Chamber Network Nite event.

According to the Chamber, ‘Business of the Year’ is awarded to businesses that demonstrate excellence in the areas of economic development, environmental stewardship, community engagement, quality in the workplace and continued business success in ways such as: reinvestment in property, facilities, equipment; job creation, training programs and creative ways to attract and retain employees; demonstrated business success and growth; energy savings investments, recycling and waste reduction initiatives and supporting and enhancing the Winona community.

“This is a very exciting and important achievement for Watlow,” said Jeff Harrington, director of operations. “Here in the Winona facility we have been working hard to share our business with the community. We are taking action to become more involved in Chamber and other local activities, and we strive to become known as a top manufacturer in town. Demand on our business is growing and we want to promote that this is a place you want to work. We are grateful to the Chamber for this recognition and look forward to continuing our relationship.”

Watlow’s facility in Winona produces temperature and power controllers for applications in a variety of industries including semiconductor, energy and environmental technologies and chambers, furnaces and ovens, to name a few.


About Watlow

Watlow is a global technology and manufacturing leader that provides world class engineering expertise and innovative thermal products and systems that enable customers to thrive.

Watlow brings its experience to numerous industries, including semiconductor processing, environmental chambers, energy processes, diesel emissions, medical and foodservice equipment.

Since 1922, Watlow has grown in product capability, market experience and global reach. The company holds more than 980 patents and employs 2,000 employees working in nine manufacturing facilities and three technology centers in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Watlow also has sales offices in 50 countries around the world. The company continues to grow, while the commitment remains the same – to provide its customers with superior products and services for their individual needs.