Nytric named Best Employer in Toronto

    Ethnic and cultural diversity among staff leads to Immigrant Success

    TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Nytric Limited, a leader in Canadian innovation
consulting, has been awarded the RBC Best Immigrant Employer Award by the
Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) as part of the third
annual Immigrant Success Awards.
    The award recognizes innovative employers and outstanding individuals
that have demonstrated leadership by bringing skilled immigrants into the
Toronto Region's labour market. An innovation consulting and venture
technology firm, Nytric regularly recruits and retains skilled immigrants and
leverages this knowledge and skill to turn pioneering ideas into successful
    "TRIEC is delighted to honour Nytric with an Immigrant Success Award.
Nytric has succeeded in a competitive global market with cutting-edge products
and a dynamic, diverse workforce," said Elizabeth McIsaac, executive director,
TRIEC. "Nytric's inclusive approach to hiring the best and brightest talent -
regardless of where their experience is obtained - has opened doors of
opportunity for many skilled immigrants. As a result, Nytric has been able to
thrive with a diverse workforce that nurtures fresh ideas and creates
innovative new products."
    Nytric is committed to hiring the best talent available regardless of
cultural and religious backgrounds. The result of which is a workforce that
has a 2:1 ratio of immigrant to Canadian-born workers.
    "Nytric employees are innovators, and true innovation comes with
international experience, skill and creativity," said Av Utukuri, president
and CTO, Nytric Limited. "Our employees' diversity and breadth of knowledge
help us create truly innovative products with global appeal."
    Nytric and other Immigrant Success Awards winners are profiled at
www.isawards.ca. Winners will be celebrated at a reception on Monday, January
19, 2009, hosted by RBC.

    About TRIEC

    The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) is working to
find solutions to better include skilled immigrants in the local labour
market, while at the same time helping organizations benefit from the skills
and talents immigrants bring with them to Canada. Since 2003, TRIEC has
facilitated collaboration among a diverse group of stakeholders including
employers, post-secondary institutions, employment service providers,
community organizations, regulatory bodies and all three levels of government.
TRIEC is finding solutions, ensuring action, and connecting partners in new
and unique ways. For more information on the work of TRIEC visit www.triec.ca.

    About Nytric

    Founded in 1999, Nytric is an innovation consulting and venture
technology firm that turns pioneering ideas into successful products. The
Nytric engineering team takes cutting-edge technologies from back-of-a-napkin
sketches to fully-functional, marketable products. Nytric's services span the
engineering spectrum, from hardware and software design to electronics,
mechanics and industrial design. The company also provides fixed-cost
feasibility studies, assists clients with R&D funding applications,
commercializes the finished product and coordinates off-shore or local
manufacturing agreements. With a complete concept-to-market solution and a
shared-risk financial model, Nytric is redefining innovation, providing
innovators and inventors around the world with the resources necessary to
create breakthrough technological innovation worldwide.
    For more information, please visit www.nytric.com

For further information:

For further information: Gema Rayo, Environics Communications, (416)
969-2665, grayo@environicspr.com; Emily Mills, Toronto Region Immigrant
Employment Council (TRIEC), (416) 944-1946 x 282, emills@triec.ca

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