Kennametal Inc has been selected in the CIO 100 Awards for the second consecutive year. The annual award recognizes organizations around the world that show operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

Kennametal received recognition for its cloud-based solution, NOVO Optimize, which was developed to address the need for improved productivity and process knowledge for manufacturing companies.

‘We are honored to be recognized by the CIO 100 for the second consecutive year for our innovations in delivering business value to our enterprise and customers,’ said Steven Hanna, vice president and CIO. ‘Thanks to great collaboration between diverse cross-functional teams we have been able to apply our institutional knowledge and expertise to deliver a breakthrough digital technology that gives customers on-demand tooling advice, helps address the skills gap and prepares for a new age of getting work done in manufacturing.’

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