BEAVERTON, OREGON--(Marketwire - Oct. 30, 2012) - Agilyx Corporation ("Agilyx" or "the Company") was named a winner in the energy category of the prestigious World Technology Awards. Often referred to as "the Oscars" of the technology world, in part because of their peer-review selection process, the World Technology Awards honors companies and individuals in 20 different categories for their unique vision and impactful contribution to science and technology.
Agilyx was one of 30 companies and individuals selected from a pool of over 600 nominees across the globe and was part of an impressive list of award winners, including the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Pinterest. Awards were presented at a gala ceremony in New York at the close of the World Technology Summit, a two-day thought leadership conference attended by delegates and leaders from business, technology and industry.
The World Technology Award is the fourth prestigious international award for Agilyx and its management team over the last 13 months. The lineup of awards received to date are: winner of the GoingGreen Global 200; winner of the Global Cleantech 100; listed on the highly coveted 2012 Red Herring's Top 100 America's List; and named as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
"We are honored to be recognized for our contribution to the field of alternative energy," said Ross M. Patten, chairman and CEO of Agilyx. "We are proud of our entire team for their hard work, and we are also proud to stand beside our fellow award winners as part of our global community, working together to assist in a truly positive way to determine our collective future and change our world."
About Agilyx Corporation
Agilyx is an alternative energy company that converts difficult-to-recycle waste plastics into crude oil through a patented system that is scalable, versatile, and environmentally beneficial. Applying proprietary technology, Agilyx reduces plastic waste normally destined for landfills, produces refinery-ready crude oil, and creates local green jobs with its small-scale, distributed waste management and energy production approach. The Company's affordable, modular systems are deployed with industrial and municipal waste plastic generators and aggregators looking to reduce carbon impact, stimulate higher and better use of resources and create a new revenue stream - all while meeting challenging environmental standards and extracting the often-unused and untapped energy contained within waste plastic. For more information, please visit http://www.agilyx.com.