Puritan Medical Products Receives Prestigious Innovation & Technology Award
MAY 23, 2017 | GUILFORD, ME (U.S.) – In recognition for their cutting-edge technology and ability to adapt, Puritan recently received the People's United Bank Innovation and Technology Award at the Maine Family Business Awards gala.
The award was given to Puritan by the Institute for Family-Owned Business in partnership with MEMIC. The awards recognize companies in the state that develop and demonstrate consistent excellence in terms of business success, family ownership, and responsibility to their local community.
Puritan received the People's United Bank Innovation and Technology Award because of the company's strong history of innovation, with IFB citing “the company's ability to adapt to a changing marketplace" and preservation of more than 200 manufacturing jobs in Maine.
"We are so glad to receive this award, and to be such a part of the fabric of our state," said Timothy Templet, Executive VP of Global Sales.
"We are so appreciative of our workforce, who have been the backbone of our efforts to embrace change and innovation so we can remain competitive. Puritan will strive to preserve Maine manufacturing jobs and constantly innovate so that we will be worthy of this honor every year."
Puritan Medical Products is an American company known worldwide as the most trusted manufacturer of swabs and other single-use products for the healthcare, diagnostic, forensic, controlled environments, food safety, and drug manufacturing industries. The company has been family-owned since its inception.
About the People's United Bank Innovation & Technology Award
The Innovation & Technology Award honoree is a company of any size that demonstrates excellence in any or all of the following areas:
- Development or creation of a new idea, method, or product which may solve a problem or improve a pre-existing solution to a problem
- Demonstration of original, compelling ideas and/or innovation or technology
- Significant benefit to and/or impact on others
- Fulfillment of a market need or creation of a new market through a service or product
- Use of applied science or innovative methods in product development or modifications
Puritan Medical Products Co., LLC, is an American company known worldwide as the trusted manufacturer of single-use products for the healthcare, diagnostic, forensic, critical environment, food safety, and drug manufacturing industries. Puritan manufactures all of its flocked swab products in their Guilford, ME, U.S. facility.
Executive VP of Global Sales