BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, December 1, 2023 — The Wiring Harness Manufacturer’s Association (WHMA) is accepting nominations for three recognition awards — Hall of Builders, Hall of Fame and Volunteer Excellence. The Hall of Fame and Volunteer Excellence awards will be presented at WHMA’s Annual Global Leadership Summit in February, and the Hall of Builders award will be presented at the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) in May. Nominations require a candidate’s first and last name, company name, award category and reason for nomination.

The WHMA Hall of Builders award honors individuals from WHMA-member companies who have made significant contributions toward advancing the cable and wire harness industry. Hall of Builders inductees are industry veterans, leaders and mentors who are retiring from active service/employment, but whose legacies live on in wire and cable industry today.

The WHMA Hall of Fame is bestowed upon an individual in recognition of extraordinary contributions with broad significance to the cable and wire harness industry and distinguished service to WHMA. The nominee must support the advancement of the industry, consistent with the goals and mission of WHMA. This is the highest level of recognition WHMA can give to a member and is based on exceptional merit over the long term.

The WHMA Volunteer Excellence Award honors individuals from WHMA-member companies who have demonstrated ongoing leadership in WHMA activities and have contributed significant time and talent to the association and the cable and wire harness industry.

Submit your nominations online by December 21, 2023, at For more information/questions on nomination requirements, email [email protected].

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About WHMA

The Wiring Harness Manufacturer’s Association (WHMA) was established in 1993 to serve and dedicate their resources to the global cable and wire harness industry. WHMA is the ONLY trade association exclusively representing the cable and wire harness manufacturing industry including manufacturers, their suppliers and customers. (

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