Franklin Electric MESMEX, manufacturer of 4-inch super stainless and composite motors and submersible motor leads, has won an International Gold Star for Quality. The highly selective award is presented to annually to a limited number of plants worldwide and is based on an outstanding commitment to quality and excellence in the realm of customer satisfaction, leadership, innovation, expansion and prestige. The award was presented recently at the annual convention of Business Initiative Directions in Paris, to the Linares plant manager, Marcos Gonzalez.