ARVADA, Colo., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sundyne was recognized by the Arvada, Colorado Economic Development Association as the leading Arvada large business of the year. This award was presented as part of the 19th annual Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast, hosted by the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.
"This is my favorite event of the year. This event gives us the opportunity to educate our stakeholders on what is currently happening in the Arvada business community and to honor Arvada business that go above and beyond," said Michael Litzau, president, Arvada Economic Development Association.
The award – which is presented annually to an exceptional employer operating in Arvada with 50 or more employees – recognizes Sundyne's reputation as an outstanding corporate citizen, which was demonstrated by their extensive capital investments through the 2012 fiscal year, expansion of their Arvada manufacturing facility, community involvement and significant employee growth.
"From our Arvada facility, we've been engineering and manufacturing reliable pumps and compressors for the oil, gas, chemical, power generation and process manufacturing companies for over 50 years," explained Sundyne president Jeff Wiemelt. "We continue to look forward to being good neighbors and citizens of Arvada."
"It is a real honor to receive this honor from my home town, a fantastic Colorado community for our employees to live and work in," stated Shawn Olson, Sundyne general manager Americas, who accepted the award on behalf of Sundyne employees.
Sundyne is currently in the midst of several new product launches, which will broaden the scope of their business and drive growth within the company. Last year, Sundyne increased employment at their Arvada site from 358 to 400 and added over $5 million in capital investments.
The Arvada Economic Development Association is Arvada's community business-to-government liaison and a strategic resource for business and support. Their work centers on facilitating business development via empowerment, increasing city revenue and job creation.
Headquartered in Arvada, Colo., USA, Sundyne is a leading manufacturer of highly reliable and efficient centrifugal pumps and compressors for use in the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, power generation and water processing industries. The Sundyne product portfolio features innovative high-speed integrally geared, multistage and sealless technologies that meet API and ISO standards. With a global channel consisting of more than 300 sales and service locations, and a manufacturing network that employs over 1,000 people across five facilities, Sundyne provides high quality engineered fluid handling solutions to customers around the world. For additional information, visit www.sundyne.com.