BOSTON — At a State House ceremony on Tuesday, Senator Eric P. Lesser joined state leaders in recognizing business owners across the Commonwealth, including Mel O’Leary, president and CEO of Meredith-Springfield Associates Incorporated.

O’Leary received an award on behalf of his company for excellence in manufacturing.

Meredith-Springfield is based in Ludlow and manufactures high quality plastic products.

“I am thrilled that our local businesses have received this recognition. The companies we recognized represent the best in manufacturing as innovators in their fields. Not only do they move technology forward, making our state more competitive, but they are anchors of their communities and local economies,” said Senator Lesser.

Senator Lesser is the Senate Chairman of the Legislative Manufacturing Caucus.

C & G Machine Tool Co., Inc., a maker of industrial machinery in Granby, also received an award.

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