Lumenera Corporation

Lumenera Corporation

February 08, 2011 06:00 ET

National Capital Region's Top Employers Committee Selects Lumenera Corporation as One of the Top Places to Work for 2011

Lumenera is awarded one of the coveted top 25 employer spots for the second consecutive year

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 8, 2011) - Lumenera Corporation, www.lumenera.com, a leading manufacturer and developer of high performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions for scientific, industrial and surveillance markets, is honoured to announce it has been chosen by MediaCorp Canada Inc. as one of the National Capital Region's Top 25 Employers for 2011. This is the second consecutive year Lumenera has received this award.

The National Capital Region's Top Employers Committee selects the award recipients based on a thorough application process. Lumenera provided extensive detail on Human Resource practices, operations and employee appreciation. The committee ranks applicants based on eight key evaluation criteria: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement.

Lumenera has been selected for several initiatives that go above and beyond standard employment regulations. Lumenera offers employees financial benefits through share purchase plan options, a matching RSP plan and year-end bonuses; employees receive three weeks paid vacation, increasing to four weeks after five years employment; training for personal and professional development is provided; hosted employee appreciation nights occur every Friday with complementary snacks, beverages and activities; a dedicated social committee organizes special events monthly including ski trips, car racing and comedy nights. Lumenera also supports the local community through fundraising activities and is proud to provide a Charitable Contribution Matching Program to match the donations of the staff.

"We are thrilled to be selected as a top 25 employer in Ottawa for the second year in a row," stated Catherine Fumerton, Director of Customer Satisfaction, Lumenera Corporation. "This award validates our commitment to recognizing and valuing our employees. We look forward to continued growth and innovation as we strive to make Lumenera an even greater place to work in 2012."

"I am proud Lumenera has once again been recognized for our positive corporate culture and appreciation of our employee's skills and efforts," said Huw Leahy, President, Lumenera Corporation. "It is the team at Lumenera that allows for our great success and I thank them for their continued support."

"Lumenera is able to maintain an enthusiastic and motivated workforce through hiring individuals that share our core values and work ethic," stated Christine Longpre, Human Resources Manager, Lumenera Corporation. "Our organization insists upon mutual respect, open communication, and integrity in order to offer a collaborative environment that challenges and rewards our employees."

Lumenera is a growing organization with opportunities for innovative and motivated individuals. For a list of openings or for more information please visit the Lumenera website at www.lumenera.com or contact Lumenera at careers@lumenera.com.

About Lumenera

Lumenera Corporation, a division of Roper Industries, and headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, is a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions. Lumenera cameras are used worldwide in a diverse range of industrial, scientific and security applications.

Lumenera solutions provide unique combinations of speed, resolution and sensitivity in order to satisfy the most demanding digital imaging requirements. Lumenera customers achieve the benefit of superior price to performance ratios and faster time to market with the company's commitment to high quality, cost effective product solutions. For further information about Lumenera, please visit www.lumenera.com or call 613-736-4077. To receive Lumenera press releases as they are issued, contact us at accomplished marketing@lumenera.com.

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