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4 companies honored by HIA-LI

4 companies honored by HIA-LI

 September 20, 2017 0

Four businesses were honored yesterday at the HIA-LI’s Business Achievement Awards.

The Hauppauge-based trade organization recognized high-achievers in four categories – large business, small business, rookie of the year and not-for-profit – at the luncheon event, which is in its 23rd year and was held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

Castella Imports was named Large Business of the Year. Spearheaded by CEO Chris Valsamos, the Hauppauge-based food industry firm has doubled its sales every five years since 1992.

Among small businesses, The Omnicon Group was honored. The 33-year-old Hauppauge company, led by CEO Scott Abrams, provides software, hardware and test engineering solutions to companies in various industries.

Protegrity Advisors in Ronkonkoma, led by CEO Gregg Schor and President Bruce Newman, took home rookie of the year honors. The firm provides mergers-and-acquisitions advisory and business valuation services.