PRESS RELEASE: Rapid, a Protolabs Company Awarded Finalist at Annual Eminence Awards


NASHUA, NH, March 30, 2018 The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce hosted their 15th Annual Eminence Awards banquet on March 29th, announcing 2017’s annual winners in the following categories; Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Young Professional of the Year. The Eminence awards recognize individuals and companies who represent and exemplify volunteerism and dedication to the success of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, contribute to the betterment of our business community and the community at large over the past calendar year.

Rapid was nominated for Business of the Year. Winners were announced on March 29th at Skymeadow Country Club. Rapid, BAE Systems and Friel Golf Management were the finalist – with the annual recognition being awarded to Friel Golf Management Company.

“We are honored to be nominated in the same category as BAE Systems, Whole Foods Market, Friel, Golf Management Company, and Nashua Community College. All five companies play a big role in the Nashua community and we are happy to be recognized,” said COO Tom Pursch. “Congratulations to Friel Golf Management!”

About Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce is to be a primary catalyst for the success of Greater Nashua’s diverse business community through advocacy, building connections and professional development.

About Rapid, a Protolabs Company
Rapid is a quick-turn manufacturer of sheet metal and CNC machined parts. The company provides quotes within 24 hours, and produces prototypes and low-volume production parts within days. Since it opened its doors in New Hampshire in 2001, Rapid has grown to over 300 employees with three manufacturing facilities. Visit for more information.

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