Lansing, MI- Peckham received the Community Impact Award during the Michigan Manufacturers Association MFG Excellence Awards. The MFG Community Impact award recognizes a manufacturing business that has shown exemplary leadership in serving its community or state.
Peckham was recognized for its commitment to community service and advancing the manufacturing industry in the Lansing, Flint and Charlotte regions. Its Manufacturing division produced thousands of PPE items during the pandemic, collaborated with local universities and colleges to expand the arts and creative space for individuals with disabilities, established a Master Craftsman Sewer Apprenticeship program, advanced accessibility of community spaces and parks, and much more.
About the MFG Excellence Awards
For more than a century, the manufacturing industry has propelled Michigan forward – through good times and in challenging times. In the 21st century, our legacy champions of industry and our next generation of innovators are collaborating to drive Michigan into a future that will continue to shape our collective fortunes, our state’s economy, the communities we serve, our individual businesses, and our families’ livelihoods.
It is MMA’s honor to recognize and promote the most innovative, game-changing, groundbreaking, cutting edge products and leaders from a Michigan industry that employs over 630,000 people and produces $102 billion in goods each year.
Peckham is a nonprofit vocational rehabilitation organization that provides paid job training opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. For 46 years, Peckham has provided jobs and job skills training to thousands of individuals with barriers through five different business lines throughout Michigan, with additional operations in Phoenix, Arizona and London, Kentucky.
Peckham, Inc., is a national award-winning organization, recognized for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation, creating inclusive cultures, and building quality workplaces for employees.