The Tiffen Company Named Winner of Prestigious 
HIA-LI 16th Annual Business Achievement Award

Leading Manufacturer is Recognized in Big Business Category

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK, September 17, 2010 – The Tiffen Company, a leading Long Island based manufacturer and distributor of award winning accessories for the still imaging, motion picture and broadcast markets, was selected as the winner of the Business Achievement Award in the Big Business category, from HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island. Tiffen was chosen from an outstanding pool of Long Island-based businesses following a rigorous selection process. Tiffen received their award at a ceremony held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY on September 14, 2010 before a crowd of over 400 prestigious businesspersons and government officials. More information about the HIA-LI is available at http://www.HIA-LI.org.

“Tiffen is honored to be the winner in the Big Business category of the HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards,” said Steven Tiffen, President and CEO of Tiffen. “Receiving this award is an honor and it gives me great pleasure to have our company be a part of this prestigious group. We strive to keep The Tiffen Company as an established and viable brand offering quality products to both professionals and consumers in the imaging marketplace.  And we continue to develop new products and acquire companies that compliment our existing line, all of which would be impossible without our staff of highly skilled and dedicated employees,” continued Tiffen.

“HIA-LI is pleased to recognize Tiffen with our Business Achievement Award in the Big Business category,” said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI.  “The HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards are the highest recognition possible for Long Island-based businesses.  In fact, we believe that the winners of this these awards are among the best run companies, not only on Long Island, but in the entire world.”

Award and event sponsors include: ClearVision Optical, Inc.; Communication Strategy Group; Fed Ex; Girl Scouts of Suffolk County; Holzmacher, McLendon & Murrell, P.C. (H2M); Newsday, People’s Alliance Federal Credit Union (PAFCU); Stalco Construction; Stony Brook University; VAI, Inc. and Verizon.

Past winners and finalists include: Allstate Insurance; Clear Vision Optical; Community Development Corp.; EAC, Inc., H2M; mindSHIFT Technologies; Middle Country Public Library, Stalco Construction and VAI, Inc.

The Tiffen Company
Tiffen has been a leading US manufacturer of glass filters and other name-brand products for digital, still, video, motion pictures and television for over 70 years. Tiffen products are used in almost every major movie and TV production around the world. Tiffen filters have earned two Technical Achievement Awards and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for their ColorCore™ Filter Lamination Process (1985, 2000) and Ultra Contrast Filter (1993) respectively, as well as a Prime Time Emmy® Award for filter engineering excellence. The Tiffen Company in addition to their optical glass filters and digital imaging software feature the following lines: Davis & Sanford, Domke, Lowel, Saunders, Steadicam, Stroboframe, Listec Video, and Zing.

About HIA-LI
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We’re headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.hia-li.org or call 631-543-5355.
  
Anne Strauss, Communication Strategy Group for HIA-LI
1-866-997-2424; astrauss@gocsg.com
 

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