Great Lakes Orthodontics was recently named as a finalist for the 2015 Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association (BNBEA) Awards. In the large business category, Great Lakes was one of three Western New York companies selected. The BNBEA recognizes Buffalo Niagara companies that exemplify the highest standards of ethical behavior and business practices.

Great Lakes president James R. Kunkemoeller, says in a release: “I am thrilled for all of our employee owners who made this designation possible. It is a testament to the commitment and dedication from every employee to ensure that Great Lakes maintains the highest level of ethical business conduct and is steadfast to our quality process. The respect we have for each other, and all our valued customers worldwide is integral to our success.”

Great Lakes, an employee-owned company, was founded in 1967 and provides products, laboratory services, and appliance fabrication training to members of the orthodontic, prosthodontic, restorative, and general dental professions worldwide. Great Lakes is located in the Buffalo, New York, suburb of Tonawanda.