Healthmark Awarded Hometown Hero Award at Macomb County Business Awards

Leaders from Macomb County recently recognized Healthmark Industries with a Hometown Hero Award at the 10th annual Macomb County Business Awards ceremony. 

Business leaders from across the region attended the 10th annual Macomb Business Awards at the  historic Emerald Theater in downtown Mount Clemens on Thursday, September 22. Macomb County  Executive Mark A. Hackel joined Vicky Rowinski, director of the Macomb County Department of  Planning & Economic Development, to recognize winners in several categories: 

  • Hidden Gem 

A business with up to 50 employees that offers a unique “made in Macomb” product or service  that more people should know about. 

  • Hometown Hero 

An organization that goes above and beyond to help their community by providing assistance,  donations, volunteer and/or promotional support to a cause or for a local need. 

  • Manufacturer of the Year 

A manufacturer or supplier of any size in any industry that is achieving success through its efforts  to diversify its customer base and implement new technologies or efficiencies, including Industry  4.0 practices. 

  • Small But Mighty Award 

A microbusiness or small operation with less than ten employees that has identified an important  community need and addressed it through their service or offerings. Must have a brick and mortar  presence. 

  • Trailblazer of Future Talent 

A company that creates opportunities for the next generation of Macomb County’s workforce to  explore career possibilities and experience work-based learning. 

  • Workforce Champion 

A company that demonstrates agility and creativity in response to workforce needs, including talent attraction, employee retention and making a conscious effort to build a diverse, equitable  and inclusive workplace for all. 

  • Economic Development Partner of the Year 

  • Beacon of Economic Development 

A panel of judges reviewed 131 nominations and selected winners in each category. Judges included: Gene Lovell, board chairman of First State Bank; Karen Smith, executive director of Leadership  Macomb; Jim Sawyer, president of Macomb Community College; April Jones-Boyle, senior advisor of  entrepreneurship and innovation at the Velocity Center; and Vicky Rowinksi, director of Macomb County  Planning and Economic Development. Winners were announced at the afternoon event. 

Editor's note: this press release originally appeared on Healthmark's website.

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About Healthmark Industries Co., Inc. 

Since 1969, Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. has developed and marketed innovative solutions to  aid healthcare facilities in their delivery of surgical instruments and other lifesaving medical devices to  patients. Healthmark Industries’ mission is to continue to innovate, continue to support, and continue to  serve the healthcare provider industry and support services that make it possible to deliver quality  healthcare. Visit for more information. 

About Macomb County Business Awards 

The 10th annual event was presented by Consumers Energy. Additional sponsors include Clark  Construction Company, RAVE Computer, DTE Energy, First State Bank, Macomb/St. Clair Michigan  Works!, Attendant Care Companies, Macomb County Chamber, Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of  Commerce, Dominion Technologies Group, Macomb Community College, Macomb Intermediate School  District, Comcast, RCO Engineering, and UHY LLP. For more information, visit

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