EAGAN, Minn. — Hydra-Flex Inc., manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has been named a finalist for Best In Class (small company, 1-50 employees) in the 2016 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards, according to a company press release.

Each year, added the release, Minnesota Business acknowledges exceptional manufacturing companies based upon their new capabilities, products, processes and services.

“I am earnestly grateful for the recognition that Hydra-Flex is receiving from Minnesota Business,” says Jaime Harris, president and co-founder of Hydra-Flex Inc. “The manufacturing industry in Minnesota continues to drive our state to the forefront of innovation, and I am humbled to have Hydra-Flex listed as a finalist amongst other industry leaders.”

Hydra-Flex and other MN Manufacturing Awards finalists will be celebrated at an awards event in Minneapolis on September 29, 2016 and will be honored in the feature story of an all-manufacturing issue of Minnesota Business magazine, noted the release.