AURORA, Ohio, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- PartsSource, the world's #1 ebusiness solution provider for replacement medical repair parts for hospital equipment, has been honored with the 2010 Richard Shatten Civic Distinction award for Northeast Ohio. Each year, the Shatten Civic Distinction award recognizes a company for "giving back" to the NEO economy in an exemplary fashion.
"This is truly an honor," stated President & CEO A. Ray Dalton. "This past year PartsSource made a commitment to give back to the place we all live whenever and wherever we could. We have formalized community involvement by hiring a full-time Outreach Coordinator to ensure that the philanthropic efforts of our 250+ PartsSource teammates are encouraged and coordinated. Richard Shatten believed in giving back to the place he called home – we believe he would approve of our efforts."
PartsSource continues to be the recipient of numerous local, regional, and national awards for growth, community service, and profitability. PartsSource has been ranked in the top 15 in Northern Ohio on the prestigious Weatherhead 100 four straight years and has earned a place on the Inc 5000 the past four years. President and CEO, A. Ray Dalton, was awarded the "Entrepreneur of the Year" award by the accounting firm of Ernst & Young for 2004 & 2007. He published his inspirational autobiography, "Proceed with Confidence", in 2005, describing his life as a serial entrepreneur.