Gilman, Connecticut-based foam board manufacturer The Gilman Brothers Co. was recently honored at the Hartford Business Journal 2018 Connecticut Family Business Awards, a distinction recognizing the achievements of the state’s top family-owned companies.
At the recent awards dinner, Gilman Brothers placed fourth in a field of 60 in the category for companies with more than 75 employees. Company president Evan Gilman, grandson of company founder Nathan Gilman, was on hand to accept the award, accompanied by members and friends of the Gilman family. In addition to the awards event, winners were recognized in a special section of the Hartford Business Journal.
“It’s a testament to the company’s vision, mission and purpose,” says Evan Gilman. “Our team is strong, focused and excited for the future. We are all humbled and honored by this award.”
Gilman Brothers recently celebrated its 120th anniversary. In all, eight members of the Gilman family, including Evan, are active participants in the company.