Awards

Vogt InventionVOGT INNOVATION AND INVENTION AWARD

TubeMaster®, Inc. was recognized and awarded $25,000 for invention & innovation by Vogt Awards. The mission of the Vogt Award is to provide engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs with grant money to fund the product development and commercialization of their ideas. Recipients are selected using criteria such as innovative content, technical excellence, strategic business planning, competitive positioning, and potential market value, time to market and anticipated social/economic benefits for the Greater Louisville area. TubeMaster® is pleased to have been one of the early recipients of the VOGT Innovation and Invention Award.

Please visit http://www.vogtawards.com/ for more information

Ky Award Performance ExcellenceMALCOLM BALDRIGE-BASED LEVEL 1 AWARD

The Kentucky Center for Performance Excellence (KYCPE) sponsors the annual Kentucky Awards Program which recognizes organizations for their progress and achievement on the journey to performance excellence. TubeMaster®, Inc. was recognized by Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher for earning a Level I Malcolm Baldrige-based Interest Award from the Kentucky Center for Performance Excellence. This award recognizes organizations interested in adopting and applying the Baldrige based continuous improvement principles as a step in their journey to performance excellence.

Please visit http://www.kycpe.org for more information.

Entrepreneur of the Year 2004ERNST & YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR® FINALIST

Cliff Johns, Founder and President of TubeMaster®, Inc., was selected as a Finalist for the Southern Ohio and Kentucky Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award for contributions to business and technology. This award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.

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Hot Dozen 2009HOT DOZEN AWARD

TubeMaster®, Inc. received recognition as one of a dozen companies in the Louisville Metro area who are driving innovation in their industry specific niches. Mayor Jerry Abramson presented the award and noted the important role that firms like TubeMaster®, Inc., play not only in the local economy but in the role Louisville plays in the global market.

Please visit http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/stories/2009/11/09/daily47.html for more information.

World Trade Success 2007WORLD TRADE SUCCESS AWARD

TubeMaster®, Inc. was awarded the “World Trade Success Award” given by the Kentucky World Trade Center based on TubeMaster®, Inc.’s international business success and impact on the local community through world trade. Former Governor Martha Layne Collins presented the award.

Please visit http://www.wtcky.org for more information.

High Impact ProgramLOUISVILLE METRO HIGH IMPACT PROGRAM

The High Impact Program is a public/private partnership, initiated by Mayor Jerry Abramson, sponsored by Louisville Metro Government and administered by Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce that identifies and serves fast growth companies, companies with the potential for fast growth and those companies that enable growth in others. This program focuses on companies of these types headquartered in Louisville that have a disproportionately higher impact on the metro area economy. TubeMaster®, Inc. was designated as a gazelle member.

Please visit http://www.greaterlouisville.com/EnterpriseCORP/Clients/ for more information.