DRAPER, Utah, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- National recognition continues to flow to Draper, Utah's Aqua-Yield fertilizer technology company. This week, Aqua-Yield won four American Business Awards, or Stevies. Stevie is the Greek word meaning, "crowned".
Aqua-Yield was awarded the Gold Stevie small Company of the Year in the energy category.
Aqua-Yield also won three bronze Stevie Awards as small Company of the Year in Manufacturing, Energy Innovation of the Year and a singular honor for the company's Chief Science Officer, PhD Landon Bunderson, as New Product Developer of the Year.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Clark T. Bell, Aqua-Yield CEO and co-founder said, "These four awards are a testament to the excellent work provided by the technology and innovation that Aqua-Yield has provided to the agribusiness supply chain in our short history. Aqua-Yield is a mission-based company, with a commitment to change the fertilizer status quo. Receiving these Stevie awards excites our entire team as the nation recognizes our company's potential."
"Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
On the awarding of the Gold Award, Mr. Bell commented, "I personally am humbled that we won the Gold Energy - Small Company of the year. Any startup is pleased with awards and accolades but to be recognized as the Gold award winner is a sweet taste of which our entire team is humbled and proud."
Aqua-Yield continues to grow their presence in Utah and around the world, adding incredibly talented and gifted staff. Mr. Bell was enthusiastic with the Developer of the Year award for Landon Bunderson. "Dr. Bunderson is an innovative individual that never accepts the status quo. His curious and skeptical mind have led the Aqua-Yield technology to astonishing heights and he is just getting started! All of the team at Aqua-Yield are excited and pleased he is being recognized as one of the best new product developers in America."
Aqua-Yield will accept these prestigious awards during a ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Aqua-Yield™ is a rapidly-growing sustainable fertilizer technology company. Co-founded in 2014, Aqua-Yield has introduced the "smallest innovation in agricultural history". Aqua-Yield's technologies deliver materials directly to the plant's cells leading to a much higher overall efficiency. Aqua-Yield's process introduces liquid nanotechnology to agriculture leading to significant advantages for the grower. Results of the company's unique technologies include; higher yields, lower cost inputs, shorter crop cycles, less environmental impact and an increase in nutrient impact.
For information on Aqua-Yield visit www.aquayield.com
Contact: Clark T. Bell, 801-449-9220, [email protected]