2013 MHI Home Builder of the Year
The Manufactured Housing Institute recognizes outstanding industry role models and leaders. This distinguished honor is a testament to the quality of our people, our homes and our customers.
The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) is the national trade organization representing all segments of the manufactured and modular housing industries, including manufacturers, retailers, community owners, suppliers, financial institutions, and developers. Nominations for Manufacturer of the Year were made by all of the manufacturing members of MHI and all MHI members were eligible to vote in the selection process, making this award the most prestigious honor bestowed in the industry. The award was presented April 17, 2013 during the 2013 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Being named Manufacturer of the Year for 2013 makes this the fourth consecutive year that the company has been awarded this high honor by its industry peers. The company was also awarded several MHI design awards for innovative home designs.
MHI President and CEO Richard Jennison stated the following about the award winners, "These award winners demonstrate the strong spirit of the industry in the way they operate their business. These industry role models have made significant contributions to the industry and are leading the way in providing outstanding customer service, products, value, creative solutions and state of teh art homes for today's homebuyers. They are being recognized today for their vision, dedication and energy in enhancing and moving the manufactured and modular housing industries forward."
Commenting on the announcement, Joe Stegmayer, chairman and chief executive officer of Cavco Industries, Palm Harbor’s parent company, stated, "We are very honored to be recognized by MHI and our industry peers with this prestigious award. It reflects our commitment to industry leadership through innovation, quality and high customer satisfaction. We believe that housing choices are based on value, and consumers are looking for a homebuilder that will keep its promises. Through our focused efforts, we have enjoyed a longstanding reputation for delivering value with exceptional customer service and superior products."