Bucyrus wins prestigious management award

Bucyrus International is the recipient of this year’s Baird Management Excellence Award. Baird is an employee-owned, international capital markets, private equity, wealth and asset management firm. The award will be presented today to Tim Sullivan, President and CEO of Bucyrus. ”Bucyrus International is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality mining equipment,” said Paul E. Purcell, Baird’s Chairman, President & CEO. “The company’s innovative products, commitment to reinvesting in its facilities and workforce – at its South Milwaukee headquarters especially – and talented leadership team make it a proven performer. It is my pleasure to recognise Bucyrus as the recipient of the 2008 Baird Management Excellence Award.” International Mining’s December issue will nclude a focus on the mining technology coming out of Milwaukee and Peoria.

Created in 1981, the Baird Management Excellence Award recognises companies that consistently demonstrate superior performance on behalf of customers, employees, shareholders and the communities in which they operate. Baird selects winners in consultation with officers of the Executive MBA Alumni Association at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business. This is the 27th year Baird has presented the award. At the event, Baird and EconomicsWisconsin will also present six Wisconsin teachers with awards for excellence in teaching economics and financial literacy…..more at International Mining