BioTek Instruments Named Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

November 16, 2009

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce named BioTek Instruments, Inc., as Business of the Year at their 99th annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 11, 2009. The One Community, One Commitment, One Vision event drew more than 650 people from Lake Champlain area businesses.

According to a Chamber of Commerce spokesperson, BioTek was chosen to receive the Business of the Year distinction because they showed tremendous growth in a sector that is strong and looks to remain strong in the future. Additionally, as active members of the community, they give back when possible, and offer good wages to employees, reflected in their high employee retention rate.

 “Our journey has been neither short, nor smooth, nor straight, but we have learned many valuable lessons and also have had a lot of fun along the way,” noted Briar Alpert, President and CEO of BioTek Instruments in his acceptance speech.  “It is a great honor for all of our employees to be recognized by the Chamber. The rewards of seeing BioTek grow and participate within this community, and to become recognized globally within our market, are absolutely worth the effort.”

BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. BioTek instrumentation is used to aid in the advancement of life science research, facilitate the drug discovery process and to enable cost-effective quantification of disease relevant molecules in the clinic.

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