Torch Awards Winners Announced

Those four words were the guiding principle today as the better business bureau handed out its annual "Torch Awards" for business ethics.

CBS 58's Bill Walsh helped honor the businesses that were recognized with awards today at the Harley-Davidson museum garage.

The awards were given to private companies based on their size winners also came from the non-profit sector.  

They heard a keynote speech from the CEO at Briggs and Stratton, a company that was a finalist for one of these awards two years ago.

The winners were:

Category I  (1 to 10 employees) – Barb’s Interior Design, Inc., Cedarburg

Category II (11 to 50 employees) – Ellenbecker Investment Group, Pewaukee

Category III (51 to 500 employees) – EO Johnson Business Technologies, Wausau

Category IV (more than 501 employees) – WPS Health Solutions, Madison

Non-Profit Sector  - Friedens Ministries, Inc.,  Milwaukee

In addition to the above winners, the following awards were given:

Category I – Schmid Pipeline Construction, Inc., Mayville (runner up)

Category II – LeafGuard Gutters & Roofing of NE Wisconsin, Neenah (honorable mention)

Category III – Bank Mutual Corporation, Brown Deer (runner up); Tundraland Home Improvements, Kaukauna (honorable mention)

Category IV – Johnsonville Sausage, LLC, Sheboygan Falls; (runner up); ManpowerGroup, Milwaukee (honorable mention) and CUNA Mutual Group, Madison (honorable mention)

Non-Profit Sector – Ventures Unlimited, Inc., Shell Lake (honorable mention)

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