October 27, 2016

2016 Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards Announced — 13 Companies Honored in Five Industry Categories; CSL Behring Wins Innovator Breakthrough Award

Featured Jeffrey Zudeck, Partner-in-Charge, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards Announced — 13 Companies Honored in Five Industry Categories; CSL Behring Wins Innovator Breakthrough Award

New York City, NY – Thirteen Philadelphia-area companies in five industry categories were honored with 2016 Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards last night. In addition, CSL Behring won the 2016 Innovator Breakthrough Award for overall achievement. The annual awards program is presented by the Philadelphia office of accounting firm Marcum LLP, to recognize companies that blaze a trail in their fields by constantly seeking new ways to advance their industries. The program is co-presented with Philadelphia SmartCEO Magazine.

This year’s winners include the following companies:

  • Vincera Institute (Philadelphia, PA) – Small/medium
  • TRIOSE, Inc. (Reading, PA) – large [tie]
  • Wedgewood Pharmacy (Swedesboro, NJ) – large [tie]
Business Services
  • Replica Creative (Philadelphia, PA) – small
  • Public Health Management Corporation (Philadelphia, PA) – medium/large
  • Ultra Clean Technologies Corp. (Bridgeton, NJ) – small
  • Infiana USA, Inc. (Malvern, PA) – medium
  • Pentec Health, Inc. (Marcus Hook, PA) – large
Real Estate
  • Odin Properties (Philadelphia, PA) – small
  • Madison Concrete Construction (Malvern, PA) – medium
  • Korman Communities (Philadelphia, PA) – large
  • ColdLight Solutions LLC (Wayne, PA) – small
  • Anexinet (Blue Bell, PA) – medium/large

In addition to the category awards, the 2016 Marcum Innovator Breakthrough Award went to CSL Behring (King of Prussia, PA), a plasma protein biotherapeutics company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets biotherapies used to treat serious and rare conditions.  CSL Behring was honored for achieving the greatest annual revenue among the 37 finalist companies.

“The entire Marcum Innovator Class of 2016 represents the best of Philadelphia’s entrepreneurial economy. Every winner and finalist company has demonstrated the determination and tenacity to bring forward new products, services, technologies and cultures that have set new standards in their respective industries. In pursuit of their visions, these innovators maintained their inspiration to overcome significant challenges along the way, undeterred by the risk of failure. We couldn’t be prouder to honor and congratulate them for the example they have set for us all,” said Jeffrey D. Zudeck, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s Philadelphia region. 

Collectively, the 37 Marcum Innovator of the Year winners and finalists employ 28,638 individuals and generate $8.4 billion in annual revenue. Nominees were required to demonstrate how their innovations solved a problem, how they helped differentiate their companies in their markets, the impact their innovations have had on the Philadelphia economy, and the success or benefit they have produced in the marketplace.  All finalists are profiled in the September/October issue of Philadelphia SmartCEO.

The 2016 Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards were sponsored by PNC, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Brandywine Realty Trust, Capstone Group, Conner Strong & Buckelew, Miller Financial Group, and Stevens & Lee/Griffin.

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.