Atrium Innovations Named Recipient of the 2010 "Prix Santé" Awarded by the Armand-Frappier Foundation

Jun 25, 2010, 11:30 ET from Atrium Innovations

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QUEBEC CITY, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Atrium Innovations Inc. (TSX: ATB), a recognized leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of professionally endorsed, science-based products for the health and nutrition industry, received the "Prix Santé", which is awarded every year by the Armand-Frappier Foundation, as part of its 17th Fête champêtre that was held on June 17, 2010 on the grounds of the INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier in Laval.

Mr. Pierre Fitzgibbon, President and CEO of Atrium Innovations, was especially proud to receive this prestigious prize from the Armand-Frappier Foundation on behalf of the Company. "This award recognizes the outstanding work performed by the entire Atrium team in the pursuit of its mission to improve people's health through high quality nutritional products. This great honour is a source of motivation that will allow us to pursue our strategy in the area of science and innovation. We are on our way to becoming a true world leader in the field of nutritional health. We are proud to see our employees' unyielding dedication to our values of excellence and quality recognized in this way", Mr. Fitzgibbon added.

The "Prix Santé" is awarded by the Armand-Frappier Foundation upon recommendation of its Scientific Committee. It is meant to recognize successful companies in Quebec who are involved in human and animal health, environmental or agro-alimentary fields and who strive to play an important role in their environments.

Atrium Innovations applies a proven growth strategy that leverages the vast scientific, R&D, marketing and financial expertise of its team. The Company also supports many charitable organizations in the communities where it operates while pursuing its institutional and social commitment in order to help improve the population's health.

About Armand-Frappier Foundation

Since 30 years, the Armand-Frappier Foundation's mission is to use its resources for philanthropic and educational purposes, particularly to advance research and development programs and the higher education sought by the Armand-Frappier Institute.: flu, hepatitis, bacterial infections, graft rejection, cancer, environmental health, toxicology, etc. The Foundation distributes donations by creating research chairs and scholarship awards of excellence, by participating in the acquisition of cutting-edge equipment and by financing innovative projects. The Armand-Frappier Foundation is a non-profit organization duly registered with the Canada Revenue Agency.

About Atrium Innovations

Atrium Innovations Inc. is a globally recognized leader in the innovation, formulation, production and commercialization of science-based and professionally endorsed products for the health & nutrition industry. The Company focuses primarily on growing segments of the health and nutrition markets which are benefiting from the trends towards healthy living and the ageing of the population. Atrium markets a broad portfolio of natural health products through its highly specialized sales and marketing network in more than 35 countries, primarily in North America and Europe. Atrium has over 925 employees and operates eight manufacturing facilities. Additional information about Atrium is available on its website at

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