ROME – Cathedral Corporation, 632 Ellsworth Road, has been named one of 23 manufacturing companies from over 160 nominees selected as finalists for the Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence (SMBE) awards.
The Sterling Council and FloridaMakes collaborate on the SMBE Awards to recognize the state’s top performing makers. Companies are judged on several categories of criteria: leadership, strategy, customers, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, people and operations.
Cathedral’s client, Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s Office, named Cathedral, saying, “Cathedral is an invaluable supplier to us at the Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s Office. Their ability to merge complex monthly data into our county model to create personalized registration renewals and parking permit requests is an important process and impacts our reputation. Cathedral’s programming, data processing, printing and mailing services all help us meet and exceed our customers’ requirements. Cathedral CASS also certifies our data to achieve the lowest possible postage rates and increase deliverability. This increases the satisfaction of our community members and reduces tax expenditures.
Additionally, Cathedral has prepared statistical reports that support Hillsborough County’s continuous improvement processes.
“We are honored to be a finalist along with these other impressive manufacturing companies,” said Marianne W. Gaige, President and CEO of Cathedral Corporation. “Our goal at Cathedral is to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. It is gratifying that the Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s Office nominates us for this honor. We also appreciate the support and resources that FloridaMakes and Sterling Council continue to provide Florida’s manufacturing sector.
Cathedral began working with the U.S. Postal Service in 1916, providing offering envelopes through the mail to its religious customers. Throughout its history, the society has grown and evolved to meet the changing needs of member and community organizations in financial services, healthcare, higher education, municipalities and authorities, non-profit organizations , telecommunications and utilities with a set of services. including but not limited to: the Essentials suite (a specialized set of services developed to manage critical communication needs), data management, direct mail, print production, digital solutions and business services. execution.
The company employs more than 265 people and is headquartered in a 60,000 square foot facility at Griffiss Business and Technology Park in Rome, with additional facilities in Kensington, Conn.; Holbrook, NY; Lincoln, Ri and Orlando, Florida.