BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, has been named the Gold winner for the Northeast region in the twelfth annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards presented by MassEcon. The awards honor companies throughout the Commonwealth that have made an outstanding contribution to the Massachusetts economy. Winners were selected based on job growth, facility expansion, investment and community involvement.
AspenTech was nominated in recognition of the company’s recent relocation and expansion to a new global headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts. The three building, 140,000 square foot campus is located in Bedford’s Crosby Corporate Center and was designed to support the company’s growth plans and focus on collaboration. The facility has a contemporary open floor plan, several casual breakout and collaboration areas, and many informal “huddle rooms” throughout the campus.
During the new headquarters project, AspenTech worked with a number of leading service providers in the real estate community including Cushman & Wakefield, Diversified Project Management, Erland Construction, Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, National Development and the Town of Bedford. The project was completed in February 2015.
A ceremony to honor the winners will be held on November 24 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, with guest speakers including Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker.
Antonio Pietri, President & CEO, AspenTech
“We are honored to be recognized by MassEcon with this award. AspenTech was founded as a result of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology project involving seven engineers. Now, we operate in more than 30 countries with over 1,400 employees and growing. With our new world class Bedford headquarters, Massachusetts continues to be the hub of our global operations, providing access to the type of professional talent that has always been the foundation of our success.”
Susan Houston, Executive Director, MassEcon
“MassEcon is honored to celebrate these companies for their commitment to Massachusetts. Their investment and job growth stimulates benefits in all regions of the Commonwealth, and we are excited to publicly acknowledge the achievements of these outstanding corporate citizens.”
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AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. With integrated aspenONE solutions, process manufacturers can implement best practices for optimizing their engineering, manufacturing and supply chain operations. As a result, AspenTech customers are better able to increase capacity, improve margins, reduce costs and become more energy efficient. To see how the world’s leading process manufacturers rely on AspenTech to achieve their operational excellence goals, visit www.aspentech.com.
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