Ska Brewing Company Wins 2016 Colorado Manufacturing Award for Innovation

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Durango, Colo. (April 7, 2016)— Ska Brewing Company wins the ‘Beer and Brewing’ category in the 2016 Colorado Manufacturing Awards, presented by CompanyWeek Media and Manufacturer’s Edge. The award series recognizes Ska Brewing as a ‘game changer’ and a leader in the brewing industry.

The 2016 theme of the awards is ‘U.S. manufacturing competitiveness’ with nominees chosen for transforming their industry and building a competitive edge. Several finalists in nine industry categories were selected for rethinking how we manufacture and demonstrating why this innovation matters.

Nominations were received in November and December 2015 and Ska Brewing was up against the Boulder based finalists, Avery Brewing Company and Wild Goose Canning.

The Colorado Manufacturing Awards commends Ska Brewing for being an outstanding company that transforms the manufacturing economy. Ska Brewing was chosen for its achievement in several categories, including business performance, product, innovation, employee involvement and culture.

"It's an honor to be recognized as a leader and innovator in manufacturing,” said Kristen Muraro, marketing director at Ska. “We are excited to be the winner of our category in the Colorado Manufacturing Awards because we have always strived for excellence, from being early adopters of canning craft beer to designing our own packaging equipment.”

About Ska Brewing
Based in Durango, Colorado, Ska Brewing was founded in 1995 and produces over a dozen award-winning beers. Pioneers in the canned craft beer movement, Ska Brewing is known for an array of styles in 12-ounce cans including Modus Hoperandi, Mexican Logger, Euphoria and Pinstripe. For information (a lot of it), music, and a good time, visit Plug in to the latest updates, beer releases and shenanigans at and