WHITBY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 13, 2012) - Real Tech Inc. is a named winner of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Green 15™ Award. In its sixth year, the award recognizes 15 companies for leadership in creating major breakthroughs in the field of green technology.
"The Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award winners deliver innovative solutions that promote an efficient use of the earth's resources," said Richard Lee, National Leader, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, Deloitte. "Real Tech Inc. is an outstanding example of a company that is creating technology solutions that reduce environmental impacts while improving operational performance and productivity."
Real Tech's CEO Jodi Glover, credits their focus on providing practical, accurate and affordable water quality monitoring solutions with innovative technologies. Glover said, "Real Tech is very excited and honoured to receive this prestigious award for the fourth consecutive year. We continue to grow, innovate and create new solutions that address the water and wastewater industry. Our latest probe style water quality analyzer helps us further expand on our technology capabilities and opens up many new and exciting markets for our products."
About the Deloitte Technology Green 15™ - The Technology Green 15™ recognizes Canada's leading GreenTech companies. GreenTech, the industry term for "green technologies", is taking on greater importance in the world in general and the world of business in particular. It includes any technology that promotes a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption. GreenTech products and services are designed to reduce or eliminate environmental impacts and improve operational performance, productivity, or efficiency while reducing costs, inputs, energy consumption, waste, or pollution. Although many companies within GreenTech industry sectors are very different, they share a common trait: all use new, innovative technology to create products and services that compete with existing products and services on price and performance while reducing impact on the environment.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ - The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program is Canada's pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50™ Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ candidate), Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership in four industry subcategories: hardware/semiconductor, software, telecommunications and emerging technologies) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15™ Awards (Canada's leading GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption). Program sponsors include Deloitte, Gowlings, Wellington Financial, TMX Group, HUB International HKMB, National Angel Capital Organization, CVCA, MaRS and IGLOO Software. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Real Tech Inc. - Real Tech Inc. is an award winning company that has developed an innovative, patented product line of real-time water quality monitoring solutions that rapidly detect many emerging and common contaminants in water and wastewater. Real Tech is now a four time recipient of the coveted Deloitte Technology Green 15™ award, recognizing Real Tech as a leading Canadian clean technology company. With sales in over 35 countries and many high profile customers, Real Tech is continuing to expand and grow, doing their part to improve global water quality.