WINFIELD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galaxy Technologies Corporation (“Galaxy”) announced today it has received the States’ most prestigious award for business, the Kansas Governor’s Award of Excellence for 2014. After a competitive selection process that began with more than 100 worthy nominees, Galaxy was recognized by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the Kansas Department of Commerce for outstanding contributions to its employees, community and the local and state economy.
“We are truly honored to receive this award,” stated Galaxy President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Boyington. “It is validation and recognition of the tremendous effort put forth by the great team of men and women here at Galaxy. We deeply appreciate the strong support we receive from the local community and the State and look forward to the future as we partner for success and investment in Kansas.”
Galaxy Technologies is a major supplier for the design, manufacturing and assembly of production tooling for aerospace, defense and plastic markets. Major customers include Boeing, AEC, Spirit Aerosystems, Northrup Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Rubbermaid and Coleman. Gladstone Investment is the majority shareholder of
Galaxy’s parent company, Galaxy Tool Holding Corporation. Gladstone Investment Corporation is a publicly traded business development company that seeks to make debt and equity investments in small- and mid-sized businesses in the U.S. in connection with acquisitions, changes in control and recapitalizations.