Birko Launches 60th Anniversary with November “This Week” Celebration

November 13, 2012

Birko will be recognized with a “This Week” celebration Nov. 12-16 as part of its “Colorado Companies to Watch” award.

Birko will receive special recognition on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, which oversees the Colorado Companies to Watch program.

“This Week” also marks the start of Birko’s 60th anniversary year, which will be celebrated with a gala event Thursday, Nov. 15 for Birko’s employees and customers.

“Reaching our 60th anniversary is an important milestone for Birko,” said CEO Mark Swanson. “We’re proud of our accomplishments in helping keep the food supply safe and pathogen free, while adding jobs to the economy.”

About Colorado Companies to Watch

The Colorado Companies to Watch ( program honors growth-focused companies that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, enrich communities and create new industries throughout Colorado. Colorado Companies to Watch is overseen by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade and is judged by leaders in both the public and private sectors.