Air Innovations, Inc. was recognized in October as an “Economic Champion,” by the CenterState CEO, a business leadership and economic development organization that serves 12 counties in Upstate New York. Air Innovations was acknowledged for contributing to the region’s growth by adding employees, increasing capital expenditures and receiving state and national recognition.
Air Innovations President and CEO Michael Wetzel, P.E., Air Innovations increased employment 10% in the past two years and posted a 51% increase in revenues during the past three years. “This year, the company made significant investments in staff development, production equipment and test cell laboratories to accommodate higher volume orders for larger environmental control systems,” Wetzel said.
In addition, Air Innovations is a recipient of almost a million dollars of federal and state grants for the development of a new ventilating room air purifier, trademarked HEPAir® X100, which recently received a U.S. patent.
Furthermore, Air Innovations was ranked No. 3466 on Inc. magazine’s 2010 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. Among manufacturers on the list, Air Innovations was positioned as the 113th fastest growing.