MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - 5N Plus Inc. (TSX: VNP), the
leading producer of specialty metal and chemical products, announced
today that it was ranked among the Deloitte1 Technology Fast 50TM and Technology Fast 500™ for a third consecutive year.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada,
based on the percentage of revenue growth over six years. 5N Plus'
increase in revenues of 717% from 2006 to 2011 resulted in a 14th place ranking.
"Canadian Fast 50 companies innovate, demonstrate entrepreneurship,
create jobs, and invest in R&D," said Richard Lee, National Leader,
Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, Deloitte. "5N
Plus is an example of a company that shows passion, determination and
drive that are so important for growth in the Canadian technology
5N Plus also announced that it ranked number 138 on Technology Fast
500™, Deloitte's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology,
media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies
in North America.
About 5N Plus Inc.
5N Plus is the leading producer of specialty metal and chemical
products. Fully integrated with closed-loop recycling facilities, the
Company is headquartered in Montreal, Québec, Canada and operates
manufacturing facilities and sales offices in several locations in
Europe, the Americas and Asia. 5N Plus deploys a range of proprietary
and proven technologies to produce products which are used in a number
of advanced pharmaceutical, electronic and industrial applications.
Typical products include purified metals such as bismuth, gallium,
germanium, indium, selenium and tellurium, inorganic chemicals based on
such metals and compound semiconductor wafers. Many of these are
critical precursors and key enablers in markets such as solar,
light-emitting diodes and eco-friendly materials.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM 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 50TM 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 50TM candidate,) Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological
leadership in four industry subcategories: hardware/semiconductor,
software, telecommunications and emerging technologies) and the
Deloitte Technology Green 15TM 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, HKMB Hub International,
National Angel Capital Organization, CVCA, MaRS and IGLOO Software. For
further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
For additional detail on the Technology Fast 500™ including selection
and qualifying criteria, visit www.fast500.com.
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SOURCE: 5N PLUS INC.
For further information:
Director, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary
5N Plus Inc.