N. Ky. ‘SUCCESS’ winners announced

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has named its 2003 Small Business SUCCESS Award winners.

This year`s recipients are:

  • Costume Gallery, in the category of retail. The Newport-based company designs and constructs costumes for regional, stock, educational and local theaters.
  • Flottman Co. Inc., in the category of manufacturing/distribution. Flottman Co. is a privately held printing company that is currently being run by third-generation family members.
  • Kohrs Lonneman Heil Engineers PSC, in the category of construction trades. KLH Engineers is a mechanical and electrical engineering firm that offers HVAC, electrical, fire protection, plumbing and communication technology consulting services.
  • In the service category, there was a tie between C-Forward Inc., a computer networking company, and Systems InSight Inc., an information technology services firm.

The SUCCESS awards program, which started in 1996, recognizes small businesses that have shown growth, financial stability, resourcefulness and creativity to excel in their industry, according to a chamber news release.

The winners were chosen from a field of 167 nominees that was whittled down to 13 finalists