BEVERLY, MASS. — Meridian Associates, Inc., a multi-disciplinary land development and infrastructure consulting firm, received the ‘Small Business of the Year’ award from The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Now in its 28th year, the Chamber’s Small Business of the Year awards honor the ‘Top 10’ small, high-growth businesses in the Greater Boston region. These for-profit companies have gross revenues of more than $1 million and display strong financial performance, achievement in management, workplace excellence, product innovation, and community and/or social responsibility.

Meridian employs long-term, sustainable business practices, honing a stellar reputation since its founding in 1990, as evidenced by 22 years of consistent growth that spans three economic recessions. These practices include nurturing long-term relationships with clients, earning Meridian a strong repeat business rate. Meridian invests in its staff and promotes social responsibility within its organization and the greater business community. Meridian actively seeks out new technology and work process innovations. By fostering innovation, the firm can readily adapt to change, remain flexible and respond to emerging opportunities.

Meridian’s 3D laser scanning and BIM practice is its fastest-growing division, providing clients with 3D laser scanning, dimensional control survey, modeling, analysis and BIM coordination services. Large-scale projects range widely and include work in industries such as process and power, commercial, healthcare and education building, manufacturing, industrial and chemical, transportation and civil infrastructure, and historic preservation. Clients in all sectors benefit from Meridian’s partnerships with leading hardware manufacturers and software developers to bring to market new tools, work processes and 3D measurement technologies to solve today’s most challenging engineering and construction problems. Meridian has developed new techniques in scan registration and instrument deployment to allow rapid data capture of hard-to-reach spaces and rapid data delivery to the desk top. Combining the best tools, techniques and work processes has earned Meridian a reputation for delivering the highest level of quality of service, accuracy and attention to detail.