FINGER LAKES WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD RECOGNIZES HIPSHOT PRODUCTS AS FEBRUARY’S BUSINESS OF THE MONTH
GENEVA, NEW YORK – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FL WIB), Inc. announced today that Hipshot Products is February’s “Business of the Month” recognizing the company’s efforts to build strong community partnerships along with their continuing contributions to the local economy.
Hipshot Products, located in Interlaken, NY is one of the last remaining companies that designs and manufactures guitar hardware in the USA. Founded in 1983 by Dave Borisoff and Bob Borisoff (Dave’s dad), the company moved from California to the Finger Lakes in 1994. Over the years the business has grown into a company that ships parts all over the world including France, Italy, Germany, and Japan and employs a workforce of 28.
To develop their workforce, Dave often relies on the business services offered through Finger Lakes Works including Job Bank Posting, On the Job Training, and tax incentives. He has also developed partnerships with community agencies that include ACCES-VR and Seneca-Cayuga ARC. As a result of these partnership Hipshot is a past recipient the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Award for Regional Employers.
“The FLWIB is pleased to recognize Hipshot Products for their partnerships with the community organizations in an effort to grow their workforce and for their commitment to Seneca County” said Karen Springmeier, Executive Director, Finger Lakes WIB said.
For more information on Hipshot Products, please visit their website at: www.hipshotproducts.com.