Beit Shemesh, Israel (PRWEB) December 13, 2007
Red Herring magazine announced that it has selected Atlantium Technologies Ltd. as a winner of the Red Herring Global 100 Award. The news was announced at a gala dinner during the Red Herring Global 100 event in Seattle, WA which took place December 3 -5, 2007.
The 100 winners named at the Awards event were chosen from among 1800 privately-held, cutting-edge technology companies nominated from around the world. Red Herring's year-long evaluation process examined companies according to both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy, and ecosystem integration.
"After a rigorous evaluation process, we're very happy with the winners we selected," said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. "There was a large pool to choose from and we're impressed by the caliber and innovative talent bursting from the world's business and technology sector."
Atlantium develops environmentally friendly, highly effective solutions for disinfecting water using ultraviolet (UV) light. The company developed Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ (HOD) technology which delivers a uniform UV dose to the entire volume of water treated - a key criterion for totally deactivating microbes and water-borne pathogens. The company's patented invention has been validated by third parties to meet the stringent requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Atlantium CEO, Mr. Ilan Wilf said, "It's an honor for Atlantium to be counted among the distinguished companies chosen for the Red Herring Global 100 award. We see our company as continuing the tradition of Israeli expertise and leadership in the water technologies field, and expanding its growing reputation as a center for green technologies. Water-dependent businesses and municipalities worldwide are searching for water disinfection technologies that are safe, environmentally-friendly, promote energy conservation and overall, are cost-effective. Atlantium provides all this plus levels of disinfection that are designed to exceed the most rigorous water standards and regulations, guaranteeing peace of mind for years to come."
Atlantium develops and supplies advanced innovative water disinfection solutions for a wide variety of industrial and municipal applications. Atlantium's solutions meet growing industrial and domestic water consumption needs worldwide. The company's patented invention marries hydraulic and fiber-optic principles to produce a Hydro-Optic Disinfection (HOD) system that has been field-proven in the food, beverage, dairy, aquaculture and other industries. Atlantium installations are found in Europe, the Middle East, the United States, Latin America, Asia and Australia. The company's disinfection systems are validated to comply with the highest standards of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Atlantium is a privately-held company; key investors include Aurum Ventures MKI and Elron Electronic Industries (NASDAQ & TASE: ELRN).
For more information, visit http://www.atlantium.com.
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