Awards and Recognition
Douglas Scientific has been honored and humbled to be the recipient of a number of awards and recognition which spotlight the organization’s efforts to strengthen and diversify Minnesota’s economy.
Minnesota Business Ethics Award Finalist
On May 15, 2013, Douglas Scientific was recognized as a finalist for the 2013 Minnesota Business Ethics Award by the Center for Ethical Business Cultures and the Society of FSP - Twin Cities Chapter. Over 100 Minnesota businesses were nominated to receive this award, with Douglas Scientific being named one of three finalists in the category of Small Business (less than 100 employees).
The Minnesota Business Ethics Award recognizes Minnesota businesses that have exemplified, helped raise the bar, and promoted ethical conduct for the benefit of the workplace, the marketplace, the environment and the community. A business may be nominated for the award by a customer, client, employee, vendor or a private citizen who is impressed with a company’s demonstration of ethical business conduct.
BOLD Award Finalist
On February 26, 2013, Douglas Scientific was recognized as a finalist for the 2013 BOLD Awards by the Association for Corporate Growth (AGC) – MN Chapter. 60+ MN companies were nominated to receive a BOLD Award, with Douglas Scientific being named one of three finalist companies in the category of Innovation.
The ACG Minnesota BOLD Awards shine a spotlight on innovative, inspirational organizations and the teams that made their bold moves possible. The BOLD Awards celebrate those who are accepting the challenge to make bold bets on behalf of their companies. These awards recognize extraordinary executives and their trusted advisory teams for daring business decisions that have driven remarkable corporate performance and growth.
Business & Industrial Appreciation Day Award Recipient
The Board of Directors of the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) and Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) selected Douglas Scientific to receive the 2012 Business & Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) award.
The BIAD award is presented annually to an outstanding Douglas County, MN business to recognize the corporate growth and contributions the organization makes to the local community. The accomplishments and community contributions of Douglas Scientific were celebrated by over 500 business and community leaders from throughout the Alexandria regional community at a banquet on October 23, 2012.
In May, 2012, Financial & Commerce Magazine recognized the growth and accomplishments of Douglas Scientific at the 2012 Progress Minnesota awards event. Progress Minnesota honors organizations which through their investment of time, energy and ideas, are having a significant impact on job creation, business development, and the overall health of Minnesota.
Distinguished Economic Development Partner
In December 2010 the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission recognized Douglas Scientific as a Distinguished Economic Development Partner in the Alexandria, MN regional community. Douglas Scientific was selected to receive this recognition based upon a number of factors, including the company’s growth and success in the Alexandria community, organizational investments in facilities construction projects in the Alexandria Industrial Park, rapid employee growth and investment in workforce development efforts in west-central Minnesota.