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BioTek Wins 2013 Worksite Wellness Gold Level Award
BioTek Instruments was recently honored with the 2013 Worksite Wellness Gold Level Award from the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
As a three-time winner, BioTek will receive the award from Governor Peter Shumlin at the Worksite Wellness Conference, to be held March 27, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, VT.
"Our BioFit wellness program enhances a culture of well-being for BioTekkers that includes physical, nutritional, emotional, social, financial, career and community service activities and education," notes Kathy Gendron, BioTek's Vice President, Human Resources. "This program is embraced at all levels of the company, and it strengthens us, not only as individuals, but as a team."
The company's BioFit activities in the past year include on-site fitness classes and daily departmental group stretches, flu shot and blood donation clinics, support of a local community supported agriculture (CSA) food share, fundraising for, and participating in, community events; mentoring programs and much more.
BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. These technologies are used to aid life science research, facilitate drug discovery, provide rapid and cost-effective analysis, and enable sensitive, accurate quantification of molecules across diverse applications. BioTek espouses a "Think Possible" approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations. As such, they are often honored for local accomplishments and technological innovations, including Best Places to Work in Vermont, North American New Product Innovation Award for Workflow Solutions in Life Sciences and Drug Discovery Product of the Year – Scientists' Choice Award.