Beaver Dam Daily Citizen: Dodge County products vie for “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin” title

MAYVILLE – Two Dodge County manufacturers have placed in the top 16 of the “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin” contest.

The fifth annual contest, hosted by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group, showcases the top products of the state’s manufacturing industry. More than 18,000 votes were cast in the first round of the competition, whittling down the field from 150 products to 16. Those 16 have advanced to the next round in a tournament-style bracket and voting is currently underway.

MEC Outdoors, a division of Mayville Engineering Company, made it to the No. 6 seed in the tournament for its 600 Jr. Mark V Shotshell Reloader.

“MEC Outdoors has a lot of great products and a few of them have made it into the finals in this program before and we’re excited to see them here with another product,” said Vice President of Communications and Marketing Nick Novak in Monday’s Facebook Live announcement from the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.

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