BioTek Receives 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award – GOLD Level

March 22, 2019

BioTek Instruments is very pleased to announce receipt of the 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award – GOLD Level, bestowed by the Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. The honor was presented at the 2019 Worksite Wellness Conference, held March 21 in Burlington, VT.

Within its strong and supportive team-approach corporate culture, BioTek actively supports employee health and wellness through its BioFit Wellness Program. This year’s defined program goals include achieving target blood pressure, cholesterol and weight levels, eliminating the use of all tobacco products, increasing physical activity and promoting healthy lifestyle habits to decrease the risk of illness and disease. Workplace resources in these areas include subsidized health club memberships, preventative body maintenance programs, educational wellness presentations, and free flu shot clinics for employees and family members. Additionally, the company encourages employees to participate in community service activities and supports wellness initiatives through recognition programs.

“Happy, healthy BioTekkers have a positive outlook on work challenges, co-workers, and community, and this translates to a profound impact on our customer support and product quality,” notes Kathy Gendron, BioTek’s Vice President, Human Resources. “We take pride in this win-win situation as it really sets BioTek apart, both as an employer and a manufacturer.”

BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of innovative life science instrumentation. Our comprehensive product line includes cell imaging systems, microplate readers, washers, dispensers, automated incubators, stackers and pipetting systems. These products enable life science research by providing high performance, cost-effective analysis and quantification of biomolecules, biomolecular interactions and cellular structure and function across diverse applications. BioTek espouses a "Think Possible" approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations.

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Chere Griffin
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