BioTek Among 5x5x5 Growth Award Special Honorees
September 18, 2012
For the third time in five years, BioTek Instruments was recognized as a recipient of the 5x5x5 Growth Award at the 10th annual awards ceremony on Monday, September 17, 2012. This annual award is sponsored by Vermont Business Magazine and KeyBank, and is presented to Vermont companies experiencing outstanding growth in one of five business categories.
BioTek was recognized in this year's "10x10" category, marking Vermont's Top 10 companies in terms of sales growth over 10 years, and also honoring the award's 10th anniversary. BioTek also received the 5x5x5 award in 2008 and 2011.
"I'm honored to receive this award on behalf of BioTek, and to celebrate our growth in the great state of Vermont," noted Briar Alpert, BioTek’s President and CEO. "And above all else, I’m proud of the BioTekkers that work as a team every day to reach our goals, and to make BioTek one of the best companies in Vermont."
"On the 10th anniversary of the 5x5x5 Awards we decided to honor, for the first time, the fastest growing Vermont companies over the past ten years and it was no surprise that our data pointed right to BioTek Instruments as one of these great companies", commented John Boutin, Publisher of Vermont Business Magazine. "With their commitment to their employees, the environment and their community, it proves you can do all that and still have a very successful company right here in the state of Vermont."
BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. In 2011, BioTek received the North American New Product Innovation Award for Workflow Solutions in Life Sciences from Frost & Sullivan. BioTek instrumentation is used to aid in the advancement of life science research, facilitate the drug discovery process, provide rapid and cost-effective industrial analysis, and to enable sensitive and accurate quantification of a wide range of molecules across diverse applications.
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