PITT COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES 2021 INDUSTRY OF THE YEAR
Thermo Fisher Scientific Accepts Industry of the Year Award, Supported by Local and State Leaders
(Pitt County, NC) — Pitt County Economic Development honors Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. as Pitt County 2021 Industry of the Year during a ceremony on October 7, 2021 at the company’s Greenville, NC site.
The award, presented annually to a local manufacturer or distributor since 1997, recognizes outstanding business achievements based on criteria such as human and/or social sustainability, economic and/or environmental sustainability, as well as economic and community impact. This year, local and state leaders participated virtually contributing congratulatory messages to Thermo Fisher.
“…North Carolina continues to be a top state for life sciences because of companies like Thermo Fisher Scientific. Thank you, Thermo Fisher, for continuing to invest and grow in North Carolina at the Greenville campus. We give you our continued support and wish you continued success. Congratulations for being named Pitt County Industry of the Year,” says North Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary, Machelle Baker Sanders.
Secretary Sanders joins Kelly Andrews, Director, Pitt County Economic Development; Ann Floyd Huggins, Chairwoman, Pitt County Board of Commissioners; Dr. Philip Rogers, Chancellor ECU; Dr. Lawrence Rouse, President, Pitt Community College and Mark Phillips, VP, Statewide Operations North Carolina Biotechnology Center in a video celebrating the company’s achievement. View a video of the presentation here.
“As a global company whose name and reputation are known around the world, we are proud to have Thermo Fisher Scientific growing in our community. More importantly, it’s their local economic and community impact that makes them an exemplary corporate citizen,” says Kelly Andrews.
The Pitt County Industry of the Year award was presented to Thomas Schornak, Vice President and General Manager, Greenville, N.C. site, Thermo Fisher Scientific.
For information, visit www.locateincarolina.com or contact Pitt County Economic Development at (252) 902-2075.