M.G. Newell named one of the 2015 North Carolina Family Businesses of the Year

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The award coincides with the company’s celebration of its 130-year anniversary.

MG Newell Family Business of the Year seal

Since 1885, M.G. Newell has remained a family-owned company providing sanitary processing solutions to food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical and personal care companies.

M.G. Newell Corporation has been named the 2015 North Carolina Family Business of the Year in the Century category for companies over 100 years old. The award coincides with the company’s celebration of its 130-year anniversary. Since 1885, M.G. Newell has remained a family-owned company providing sanitary processing solutions to food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical and personal care companies.

The North Carolina Family Business Awards, presented by the Wake Forest University Family Business Center and media sponsor Business North Carolina, are designed to recognize the achievements of family-owned businesses and their contributions to their communities.

In addition to business success, entries are judged on the following criteria:

  • Innovative Business Strategies and Practices
  • Business Growth and New Development
  • Contributions to Community and Industry
  • Involvement by Different Family Members and Generations
  • Commitment to Family Well-Being and Keeping the Business in the Family

To learn more about M.G. Newell and to see the video from the awards ceremony, visit the M.G. Newell YouTube® page at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYoxJ24hk4L0b_FkfczULxQ.

About M.G. Newell

M.G. Newell was founded by Myron G. Newell in 1885 as a supply store selling everything from hand churns to buggies. The company was first incorporated in May 1908. At the suggestion of Newell’s son, Burton M. Newell, Sr., the company began specializing in the dairy business in the early 1920’s.

Over the years, the company has expanded to become a full service distributor and systems integrator of sanitary equipment for the food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. M.G. Newell carries a broad range of pumps, valves, tanks, fittings and other manufacturing supply needs. In addition to general supplies and parts, the company also works with customers to design and fabricate cost-effective, customized systems to fit their space requirements. M.G. Newell engineers build sanitary design into every system, from pump carts to valve clusters to batching, mixing or inline blending systems. Field technicians conduct instrument repair, preventative maintenance, calibration of existing equipment and assist in the start-up of new installments on-site.

Currently, M.G. Newell has three locations: Greensboro, NC, Louisville, KY and Nashville, TN. With the addition of the Louisville and Nashville divisions, the original M.G. Newell now functions as the corporate headquarters and houses the Greensboro division.

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