Millwork company named to Inc.’s 2021 Best in Business list in manufacturing
December 20, 2021 | 4:20 pm CST
Woodrights named to Inc.'s Best list

WHEATLAND, Wis. — Woodwrights Inc. has been named to the Inc. 2021 Best in Business list in the Manufacturing category.

The magazine’s Best in Business Awards honor companies that have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact, according to Inc. Magazine.

Woodwrights, a custom millwork and cabinetry company, has clients including restaurants, financial institutions, medical facilities, and retail establishments. 

The Best in Business Awards list, which can be found in the winter issue of Inc. magazine recognizes small- and medium-sized privately held American businesses that have had an outstanding influence on their communities, their industries, the environment, or society as a whole, the magazine announced.

Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc., says, “What began for us during the pandemic as an effort to showcase companies that we're helping the community has grown into recognition of social, environmental, and economic impact.

The companies on this year’s list are changemakers with heart — and they’re pouring the best of their business into the people and communities around them.”

Rather than relying on quantitative criteria tied to sales or funding, Inc.’s editors reviewed the companies’ achievements over the past year and noted how they made a positive difference in the world. They then selected honorees in more than 49 different industries – from finance to software to engineering to fashion, and more – and in age-based and revenue-based categories.

The applicant pool was extremely competitive, with around 2,700 entries and an acceptance rate in the low single digits – a huge success for these honors in the list’s second year. Honorees for gold, silver, bronze and general excellence across industries and categories are featured online at

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Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).