Diversified Machine Systems, Parasoleil, Steelhead Composites

DENVER, CO, December 10, 2018 – Diversified Machine Systems, Parasoleil, and Steelhead Composites were recognized as 2018 Top Advancers by the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association (CAMA) on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

The Top Advancers Program is a free, online benchmarking assessment tool, developed by CAMA, providing important performance indicators for the following areas of a manufacturing business: Plant Equipment, Business & Operational Software, Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain, Marketing & Sales, Workforce Development, and Company Performance.

Diversified Machine Systems, Parasoleil, and Steelhead Composites were awarded for their outstanding, objective scores on the assessment.

Diversified Machine Systems has a proven track record in the aerospace industry with customers ranging from Fortune 500 to individual part manufacturers. The Colorado Springs company is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of 3 axis and 5 axis CNC routers and machining centers. In the Top Advancers Assessment, Diversified Machine Systems exceled at business & operational software and workforce development.

Parasoleil represents the intersection of art, engineering, and manufacturing. This Westminster based company designs and manufactures decorative panels used by architects in buildings ranging from hotels, to casinos, to outdoor venues. These versatile panels are designed to provide both structural and artistic, aesthetic value to any space. In their assessment, Parasoleil exceled at marketing & sales and business & operational software.

Steelhead Composites manufactures lightweight, high-strength cylinders for use in energy and fuel storage applications. Their specialties include lightweight bladder accumulators, mobile CNG fuel storage and transport, gas bottles, aluminum liners, and accessories. Their products are used in applications such as heavy mobile equipment, amusement park rides, oil and gas, transportation applications including alternative fueled vehicles, maritime and aerospace vessels. This Golden based company exceled in the categories of marketing & sales and plant equipment.

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