FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The OurPet's Company (OTCBB:OPCO), a leading proprietary pet supply company, announces it has been named a Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Award Winner for 2014. This marks the eighth consecutive year the company has received the honor.
A creation of financial advisors Peter Ferrante and Gregory J. Skoda, The Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Awards were first held in 1993 to celebrate and draw attention to the unique contributions that local businesses make to Lake and Geauga Counties.
"We are thrilled to once again be named a Fast Track 50 winner," said Dr. Steven Tsengas, president and CEO of The OurPet's Company. "It is an honor for our organization to be recognized by a program that has done so much over the years to illuminate and bolster the contributions that businesses make to the local community."
The company received its award on Thursday, Nov. 6, at Fast Track 50's 22nd awards dinner held at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites – La Malfa Center in Mentor. More than 400 of the region's business leaders attended for an evening of networking and celebration of economic success.
Because of its large number of wins, The OurPet's Company is recognized as a member of the Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Hall of Fame, an honor commemorated with a permanent engraved plaque in the physical Hall of Fame, which is located in the T-Building on the campus of Lakeland Community College in Kirtland.
About The OurPet's Company
The OurPet's Company designs, produces and markets a broad line of innovative, trend-setting pet products and accessories sold under the OurPets and Pet Zone brands in the United States and overseas. OurPets and Pet Zone products are sold through leading pet specialty retailers, food, drug and mass merchandisers, direct-mail catalog and internet retailers. The OurPet's Company has an extensive intellectual property portfolio with more than 225 patents in either issued or pending status. The company was named a Weatherhead Top 100 Fastest Growing Company in Northeast Ohio in 2013 and has been a Lake-Geauga County Fast Track 50 Hall of Fame local business success winner for the last eight consecutive years. Investors and customers may visit www.ourpets.com and www.petzonebrand.com for more information about the Company, its products and brands.
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