Awards & Recognition
We are proud of our company but are humbled as we simply do what we do for customers and our communities.
GOVERNOR’S EXEMPLARY EMPLOYER AWARD - 2019
MODERN MACHINE SHOP MAGAZINE, TOP SHOP AWARD, HR - 2018
Modern Machine Shop magazine’s industry wide bench-marking survey ranked Hastreiter Industries within the top 1.5% of machine shops nationwide across dozens of metrics that include items such as on time delivery, efficiency, investment in technology and more. Hastreiter Industries was honored specifically for the category of HR.
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI OF THE YEAR - 2019
Ken Hastreiter, President of Hastreiter Industries, graduated in 1983 with a degree in Machine Tool from Mid-State Technical College. Five years later Ken and his wife Sondra, went on to start Universal Tool and Machine in 1988, later shortened to, “UTM Inc.” in 1991 and then eventually renamed as Hastreiter Industries in 2018.
For recognition of Ken’s community involvement, professional achievements, and support of K-12 and higher education, Ken Hastreiter was awarded as Mid-State’s Distinguished Alumni of the year. Ken then gave the commencement speech for the Fall 2019 graduating class. Only one alumni is selected per year.