ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Horton Holding, Inc. was recognized with the Celebrate Business Success Award for its commitment to advancing economic development in the Saint Paul/East metro area. The award was accepted by Terry Gilberstadt at the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce social reception hosted on September 28, 2011 at the Park Square Theatre.
"We are honored to be chosen to receive this award," said Terry Gilberstadt, Horton Holding, Inc. "We have been committed to strengthening our community since the business began 60 years ago."
Horton has a long history of leadership in Junior Achievement and involvement in Meals on Wheels. The company provides donations to the United Way and Como Park Zoo and Conservatory as well as scholarship support for local technical colleges and universities. In addition to corporate giving, Horton has recently expanded its staff in Roseville, Minn. and other Midwest facilities. Several of Horton's talented engineers were gained through participation in the University of Minnesota Engineering Co-op Program.
Developed in partnership between the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce and Moore, Costello & Hart, P.L.L.P in 2005, the Celebrate Business Success Award honors businesses and individuals that provide leading examples of how members of the business community contribute to a shared vision of economic success throughout the area. The Chamber of Commerce receives hundreds of nominations each year. Fifteen winners are chosen and presented with the award at events throughout the year.
About the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce
The Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce is a vital, dynamic force serving the business community through the collective strength of its members. For more than 140 years, the Chamber has provided vibrant programs, powerful advocacy and results that foster member growth. With nearly 1,200 members, the SPACC is the largest local chamber in Minnesota.
About Horton Holding, Inc.
With 60 years of industry experience, commitment to service, reliability and innovation, Horton is a premium worldwide provider of fan drives, fans and suspension products. Horton's comprehensive research and development processes are driven by a dedication to exceed industry requirements today and in the future. The company has manufacturing plants in the United States and Germany, with licensed manufacturing facilities in Australia and the United Kingdom; offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Germany; and representatives in Brazil, Russia, South Korea, China, India and Australia. Horton products include VMaster® and Stratis® Viscous Fan Drives, VMaster Di and Stratis Di Viscous Fan Drives and Controllers, DM Advantage® On/Off and Two-Speed Fan Drives, Arctis® Two-Speed Fan Drives, WindMaster® Revolution High-Efficiency/Hybrid-Flow Fans, WindMaster Fans, WindShift(TM) Modular Fans, Shogun(TM) Modular Fans, Electromagnetic On/Off Fan Drives, DriveMaster® Spring-Engaged Fan Drives, Klondike Series® Replacement Fan Clutches for the Kysor® K26RA as well as repair kits for Kysor's K26RA, K22RA and K22FA, PolarForce® Two-Speed Conversion Kits, DM Advantage® Conversion Super Kits, Genuine Horton repair kits, remanufactured fan drives and Roller Bushing Suspension Products.