Meridian Associates awarded Small Business of the Year from Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Beverly, MA (August 9, 2012) – Meridian Associates, Inc., a multi-disciplinary land development and infrastructure consulting firm, is honored to receive the Small Business of the Year award from The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Now in its 28th year, the Chambers Small Business of the Year awards honor the Top 10 small, high-growth businesses in the Greater Boston region. These for-profit companies have gross revenues of more than $1 million and display strong financial performance, achievement in management, workplace excellence, product innovation, and community and/or social responsibility.

The Chamber is delighted to honor and pay tribute to the significant impact that small businesses have on our regional economy, said Paul Guzzi, president & CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber. This years honorees truly represent the entrepreneurial spirit, and focus on excellence and commitment to the community that define our regions small business community… Meridian principal Don Bowen was honored and humbled. There are so many great organizations in our area that deserve recognition, he said. We appreciate this award.

Meridian employs long term, sustainable business practices, honing a stellar reputation since its founding in 1990, as evidenced by twenty-two years of consistent growth that spans three economic recessions. These practices include nurturing long-term relationships with clients, earning Meridian a strong repeat business rate. Meridian invests in its staff and promotes social responsibility within its organization and the greater business community. Meridian actively seeks out new technology and work process innovations. By fostering innovation, the firm can readily adapt to change, remain flexible and respond to emerging opportunities.

Meridians 3D laser scanning and BIM practice is its fastest-growing division, providing clients with 3D laser scanning, dimensional control survey, modeling, analysis and BIM coordination services. Large-scale projects range widely and include work in industries such as process and power, commercial, healthcare and education building, manufacturing, industrial and chemical, transportation and civil infrastructure, and historic preservation. Clients in all sectors benefit from Meridians partnerships with leading hardware manufacturers and software developers to bring to market new tools, work processes and 3D measurement technologies to solve todays most challenging engineering and construction problems. Meridian has developed new techniques in scan registration and instrument deployment to allow rapid data capture of hard-to-reach spaces and rapid data delivery to the desk top. Combining the best tools, techniques and work processes has earned Meridian a reputation for delivering the highest level of quality of service, accuracy and attention to detail.

About Meridian

In addition to providing 3D Laser Scanning Services, Meridian Associates, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary planning, civil engineering, land surveying and landscape architecture firm. Meridian offers land development and infrastructure consulting services to corporate, commercial, industrial, institutional and public sector clients. Founded in 1990, the firm is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts with offices in Westborough, Massachusetts; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Houston, Texas; Chandler, Arizona; and Reidsville, North Carolina. Meridian Associates has provided services to projects in 31 of the 48 contiguous states in the US, as well as in several foreign countries.

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