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Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 5

Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 5
Published: February 5, 2013

Orchid Paper earns honor

Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello has awarded Pryor-based Orchid Paper Products Co. the commissioner's Entrepreneurial Excellence in Oklahoma Award for its “entrepreneurial spirit in creating profitable employment for its fellow Oklahomans and for fostering a positive business atmosphere.” In addition, the company received a citation from the Oklahoma Legislature for its management commitment to its employees. “It has taken a real team effort here at Orchids to grow as we have over the past number of years, and to achieve the levels of success that we have, in an extremely competitive environment,” said Orchids president and CEO Robert Snyder. “As we have updated and upgraded our company to stay competitive with the latest technology, we have been able to educate our employees with training programs helped by the state.”

From Staff Reports