5N Plus listed on Corporate Knights Cleantech 10 for a second consecutive

MONTREAL, Oct. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - 5N Plus Inc. (TSX:VNP), is proud to be listed for a second consecutive year on the Corporate Knights Cleantech 10 list featuring Canada's ten best publicly held companies in the cleantech technology.

Jacques L'Écuyer, President and Chief Executive Officer of 5N Plus opened the markets of the Toronto Stock Exchange today with the other recipients. Mr. L'Écuyer said, "We are pleased to be part of the Corporate Knights list of the 10 best publicly listed Cleantech companies for a second consecutive year. Our company is part of the emerging renewable energy industry. Our unique expertise enables us to provide customers with value added products used in the manufacture of thin film solar panels and also innovative recycling solutions which contribute to the sustainability of this industry. We are proud of our contribution and delighted to be recognised for our efforts and success."

Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights Inc. is an independent Canadian-based media company focused on prompting and reinforcing sustainable development in Canada.

About 5N Plus Inc.

5N Plus draws its name from the purity of its products, 99.999% (five nines or 5N) and more. 5N Plus, which has its head office in Montreal, Québec, develops and produces high-purity metals and compounds for electronic applications and provides its customers with recycling solutions. The Company is an integrated producer with both primary and secondary refining capabilities. 5N Plus focuses on specialty metals such as tellurium, cadmium and selenium and on related compounds such as cadmium telluride and cadmium sulphide. The Company's products are critical precursors in a number of electronic applications, including the rapidly-expanding solar (thin-film photovoltaic) market, for which 5N Plus is a major supplier of cadmium telluride, and the radiation detector and thermoelectric markets.

SOURCE 5N Plus Inc.

For further information: For further information: Jacques L'Écuyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, 5N Plus Inc., (514) 856-0644, jacques.lecuyer@5nplus.com

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