SOURCE: Ahura Scientific

July 15, 2008 13:29 ET

Ahura Scientific Recognized as Most Innovative Company in 6th Annual American Business Awards

Company's Selection Based on Innovation in and Dedication to the Development of Handheld Chemical Identification and Authentication Instruments

WILMINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Ahura Scientific, Inc., a leader in rugged, ultra-compact handheld instruments for chemical identification, announced today it has received a Stevie Award for Most Innovative Company from The American Business Awards organization.

Ahura Scientific was selected from among thirty finalists for the Most Innovative Company award, which was presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City and hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network. The event was also simultaneously broadcast nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.

"This recognition is for innovation, one of our core values and one of the primary drivers of our success to date," said Ahura Scientific's chairman and CEO Doug Kahn. "Our innovation is reflected in our unique products and our approach to solving business challenges. We're happy to have an organization like The American Business Awards understand, and appreciate, how important that is to the viability of a company."

The Stevie Awards were presented in more than 40 categories, including Best Overall Company, Best Executive, and Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program, among others. More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.

Details about The American Business Awards and a list of Finalists and Stevie Award Winners can be viewed at

About Ahura Scientific, Inc.

Ahura Scientific, Inc. is a leading provider of a new class of ultra-compact analytical instruments. These rugged handheld instruments are used for real-time identification of chemical substances. Customers include government agencies and companies in the safety and security, pharmaceutical, and consumer products markets. Manufactured in the USA in an ISO 9001-certified facility, the company's products offer exceptional portability and performance. For more information, visit

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in business worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

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