MassEcon to Honor 13 Companies With Economic Impact Awards

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Peter Abair

BOSTON–MassEcon announced that it will honor 13 companies with Economic Impact Awards. The 18th Annual Awards event showcases companies across the state for growth, investment, social impact, and ED&I practices.

WHAT   MassEcon will honor 13 companies for their outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts economy, at the 18th Annual Team Massachusetts Impact AwardsCitizens is the Presenting Sponsor.

WHERE  Gillette Stadium – 2 Patriot Place (Putnam Club – W1 Entrance), Foxborough, MA 02035

WHEN  4 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2022. To attend, contact Annie O’Connell at aoconnell@massecon.com 

WHO  MassEcon Board, Members and Staff including Board Chair Denise McGeough and Executive Director Pete Abair; and 13 Annual Economic Impact Award winners, with locations from Greater Boston to Western Massachusetts, ranging in size, and drawn from cybersecurity, technology, life sciences, engineering, food, manufacturing, and more.

MassEcon, the state’s private sector partner in promoting business growth in Massachusetts, selected companies in five separate regions of the state on the basis of job growth, facility expansion, investment, community involvement/social impact, and equity, diversity, and inclusion practices.

The winning companies (listed below) were selected after site visits and a virtual Finalists Showcase when they delivered a two-minute pitch on why they should receive a Gold, Silver, or Bronze award in their region. The company expansion projects resulted in $3.88 billion in new investment, 1.3 million in additional square feet of facilities, and approximately 900 new jobs in Massachusetts.

“This event is unique as it recognizes companies from across the state for their commitment to Massachusetts growth,” stated Peter Abair, Executive Director of MassEcon.  “We are grateful to host this as an in-person event once again.”

The winners are:

Region 

Gold 

Silver 

Bronze 

Central

Lykan Bioscience

Hopkinton 

Olympus Corporation

Westborough 

Mustang Bio

Worcester 

Greater Boston

Boston Sword & Tuna

Boston 

Prodrive Technologies

Canton 

General Dynamics

Dedham 

Northeast 

Analog Devices

Wilmington 

Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (also receiving the Workforce Innovation Award)

Gloucester 

Southeast 

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Norton 

Waters Corporation

Taunton 

West

Big Y Foods

Springfield 

The White Lion Brewing Company

Springfield 

United Aircraft TechnologiesPittsfield 

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