The people have spoken, and their choice is Benco.

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announced the winners Wednesday, November 11, for the 2015 SAGE Awards at its annual Chamber Gala at the Theater at Lackawanna College, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, according to thetimes-tribune.com. Among their ranks: Benco Dental, the nation’s largest privately-owned dental distribution company. To accept the People’s Choice Award, company Vice President, Operations, Lou Mangino took […]

Flower Mound, Texas, ideal setting for Benco Dental’s 3rd significant expansion in 10 years

A state ranked the best in the nation to do business for the past three years: Texas. A town that celebrates 175 species of wildflowers and native prairie grasses still flourishing yearround since pioneer days: Flower Mound. What better location for the third significant expansion within a decade for a company that has grown from […]

Benco Dental honored at Best Places to Work in PA event

“From small mom-and-pop shops to hospitals, mills and major manufacturers, Pennsylvania’s job creators help make our commonwealth the best place to live, work and raise a family,” Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker said. “DCED is honored to recognize these businesses that not only define Pennsylvania’s diverse and vibrant economy, but […]

Governor lauds PA dental distributor for community impact

Benco Dental in Pittston, Pa. and Sallie Mae in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. were two of 50 companies recognized May 30 by Gov. Tom Corbett at the 2014 Governor’s ImPAct Awards, according to a Times Leader report by Bill O’Boyle. The awards went to outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs for creating jobs, developing ideas, reaching new markets and making positive contributions in local communities.

The largest privately-owned dental company in the United States, Benco Dental,  was “honored for reducing the company’s impact on the environment by reducing trash waste by 50 percent; the company also implemented strict recycling practices and operates fuel-efficient fleets. Last year, the company initiated more than 400 associate-submitted ideas for improving the workplace and the community.”

The awards recognized companies from throughout the state in five categories: Jobs First, Community Impact, Small Business Impact, Entrepreneurial Impact and Export Impact. The winners were chosen by an independent judging panel selected by the state’s partners, Team Pennsylvania Foundation (Team PA) and Journal Multimedia. A total of 247 nominations were received.

Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, Benco Dental has remained family-owned and focused on its unique mission to ‘deliver success, smile after smile.’  Over the past decade, Benco has been the nation’s fastest growing dental distributor, now servicing more than 35,000 dentists and dental laboratories.

For the full story: http://www.timesleader.com/news/business/1433083/Local-businesses-receive-awards-from-Gov.-Corbett