mig_smart-50-logo-235x300Magnus International Group has won its 21st award for manufacturing innovation and management excellence with its third Corporate College Smart 50 distinction. Presented by Smart Business, the Smart 50 Awards recognize top executives who lead 50 of the most savvy, successful companies in Northeast Ohio.

Magnus co-owners Eric Lofquist and Scott Forster were honored with other winners on June 22 at an event hosted by Executive Caterers at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights. The company was also nominated for a Smart 50 specialty award in the innovation category.
Scott represented Magnus on May 25 at a judging event for this additional honor by fielding questions about the company’s groundbreaking advances in the development and manufacturing of natural animal feed ingredients and innovative specialty chemicals.

Smart 50 judges further evaluated how these accomplishments have positively impacted Magnus’ sales, employment, new construction, diversification of products and services, and business continuity.

The judges were also impressed with the company’s differentiation from the competition and service to the community.