September 21, 2019

From The Lowell Sun – LOWELL » When Kronos Inc. needs to cater an event or hold a team dinner, it calls upon UTEC Inc.’s catering services or brings employees to Café UTEC.

The company purchases cutting boards from UTEC’s woodworking to give as corporate gifts, and has provided corporate grants and in- kind donations to the nonprofit. The largest financial contribution so far is a threeyear corporate grant toward UTEC’s mattress recycling program, with last year’s installment presented at a basketball game between Kronos employees and UTEC participants. The $ 105,000 grant bolsters the social enterprise, which is every UTEC participant’s first stop in their work experience.

The strong partnership between the two organizations earned them recognition as one of six Partners of the Year at the Boston Business Journal Corporate Citizenship Awards.

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