Thermal systems provider Watlow has won North County Inc.’s 2015 Business Development Award. This award is given to individuals, organizations or businesses whose efforts positively impact the economic development and business climate of the North County area.

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership nominated Watlow for this award because of the company’s commitment to the region. Recently, Watlow began transforming its headquarters in Maryland Heights, Mo., into an Advanced Technology Center (ATC). The ATC is a $30 million investment for the company.