GENEWIZ Honored with Two Top New Jersey Business Awards

Receives NJBIA’s Outstanding Employer and NJBIZ Fast 50 Awards

South Plainfield, NJ – November 2017 – Leading global genomics service provider, GENEWIZ, was recently recognized by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s 2017 Awards for Excellence with the Outstanding Employer Award. This comes on the heels of being named to NJBIZ’s list of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in New Jersey for the fifth year in a row.

“Both of these awards are a testament to our employees both at our New Jersey headquarters, as well as our ever-expanding network of laboratories around the world,” said Dr. Amy Liao, GENEWIZ Chief Executive Officer. “Our growth is centered around delivering high-quality genomics solutions through the combination of cutting-edge technologies and proprietary methodologies that are helping advance genomics research faster than ever before.”

GENEWIZ is a rapidly growing genomics service provider with a customer base that includes top-tier pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as leading academic and government research facilities. Capabilities include DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, high-throughput sequencing, and molecular biology services and span industries in the areas of science, medicine, green energy, and agriculture. Recent technological innovations include Amplicon-EZ, genoTYPER-NEXT, and 16S MetaVX.

About the awards:

  • NJBIA 2017 Awards for Excellence – Outstanding Employer Award

  • The Awards for Excellence program honors top New Jersey employers who “have done outstanding work to improve the quality of life in New Jersey.” Recognized with the Outstanding Employer Award for its focus on employee health, GENEWIZ provides its employees many ways to get and stay healthy including: wellness seminars, gym reimbursement, on-site biometric screenings and flu shot clinic, a company-subsidized farm share program, standing desks as well as a walking club, and free fresh fruit in its cafeterias.

    Results have improved both employee morale and employee health, which has shown a year-over-year improvement in cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose levels.

  • 2017 NJBIZ Fast 50 Award

  • The annual list of NJBIZ’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in New Jersey recognizes the most enterprising companies in the state who are aggressively contributing to NJ’s economic growth and stability. GENEWIZ has appeared on the list six times since 2010. 

    PHOTO CAPTION: GENEWIZ’s Vice President of Finance Karl Halteman (center) accepts the award during the 2017 NJBIZ Fast 50 ceremony on November 14, 2017 at The Palace of Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ. View Photo


GENEWIZ is a global leader in genomics services that enable research scientists within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agriculture, environmental and clean energy, academic, and government institutions to advance their discoveries. Customers rely on our unique and proprietary genomics technologies and services, backed by our specialized experts in DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, high throughput sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory-compliant services.

Headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, GENEWIZ is privately-held with a network of laboratories in Boston, MA; Washington, D.C. Metro; Research Triangle Park, NC; San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; and Seattle, WA. International locations include Beijing, Suzhou, Tianjin, and Guangzhou China; Takeley, United Kingdom; and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit, and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, WeChat, and Weibo.

Amanda Harrell
Vice President, Marketing and Inside Sales