Novus Honored as the 2014 Corporate Science Leadership Award Recipient Academy of Science - St. Louis Announced 2014 Outstanding Scientist Awards

SAINT LOUIS, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Academy of Science – St. Louis announced the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Scientist Awards to be awarded at the 20th Annual Awards Dinner April 9, 2014. Novus International, Inc. is honored to be among the awardees from the Academy of Science-St. Louis Science Leadership Award in the corporate category.

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This is the Academy's 20th year recognizing innovation and lifetime achievement in research applied science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. The event also serves as a salute to the Academy Fellows – A prestigious association of St. Louis area scientists and engineers of national reputation.

"The evening is a unique opportunity for an interdisciplinary celebration of public, private and academic STEM leaders in our region," stated Mary Burke, CEO of the Academy, "Throughout the year, the Academy connects science and the community – this event provides the opportunity to celebrate the amazing science and technology brain trust of our region."

Each year, the Academy seeks nominations of outstanding women and men in science, engineering and technology – individuals and institutions known worldwide for their scientific contributions to research, industry and quality of life.  In keeping with the Academy's 157 year-old mission of promoting the understanding and appreciation of science, those recognized also have a record of excellence in communicating with the public and/or mentoring colleagues. 

"Novus is honored to be among this esteemed slate of scientific leadership," notes Novus CEO, Thad Simons. "Everything we do is rooted in our deep scientific heritage and we are committed to supporting the scientific community in St. Louis and around the world. We have worked for the past 23 years to make a clear difference in sustainably meeting the growing global need for nutrition and health and thank the Academy of Sciences-St. Louis for this prestigious recognition."

About Novus International, Inc.
Novus International, Inc. is headquartered in metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. and serves customers in nearly 100 countries around the world. A global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions, Novus's products include ALIMET® and MHA® feed supplements, ACTIVATE® nutritional feed acid, ACIDOMIX® preservative premixture, ADVENT® coccidiosis control, CIBENZA® feed additive, MINTREX® chelated trace mineral, SANTOQUIN® feed preservative, MERA™MET aquaculture feed additive, AGRADO® feed antioxidant and many other specialty ingredients. Stratum® Nutrition, a division of Novus Nutrition Brands, LLC, focuses on human nutrition through specialty and functional ingredients for manufacturers of foods, beverages and dietary supplements (www.stratumnutrition.com). Novus is privately owned by Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. and Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. For more information visit www.novusint.com.

®NOVUS, ALIMET, MHA, ACTIVATE, ACIDOMIX, CIBENZA, MAAC, MINTREX, SANTOQUIN and AGRADO are trademarks of Novus International, Inc. and are registered in the United States and other countries. ®ADVENT is a trademark of Viridus Animal Health, LLC, and is registered in the United States and other countries. ®STRATUM NUTRITION is a trademark of Novus Nutrition Brands, LLC, and is registered in the United States and other countries. ®PREVIDA is a registered trademark of TIN, Inc. ™MERA and SOLUTIONS SERVICE SUSTAINABILITY are trademarks of Novus International, Inc. © 2014 Novus International, Inc. All rights reserved.

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