Micralyne One of Alberta’s Top 35 Employers for Second Year in a Row

October 15, 2007

Edmonton, Alberta, October 15, 2007 – Micralyne Inc., a world leading independent microtechnology manufacturer, has been named one of “Alberta’s Top 35 Employers” for 2008 by Mediacorp Canada, for the second year in a row.

Offering a unique working environment for its employees, Micralyne’s perks include profit sharing plans, RSP contribution matching, family-oriented health benefits, and a flexible hours program. Micralyne also encourages a social work culture by participating in Edmonton Corporate Challenge and organizing potluck lunches, staff BBQ’s, and the annual golf tournament and Christmas party. One of the coolest things about working at Micralyne, however, is the outdoor ice rink built every winter to play hockey at lunch.

“It’s the people at Micralyne that makes this company a great place to work. It’s like a family here,” said Thomas Krywko, Micralyne Employee. “The open door policy is great. At any time of the day I can visit one of the executive’s office to discuss what’s on my mind.”

Focusing on the well being of each employee is also a priority at Micralyne. The company provides:

  • Opportunities for advancement in all areas of the company
  • Paid training, from one day courses to comprehensive certificate programs
  • An open door policy to all management and executive levels
  • A great team environment

Micralyne is also unique in what it manufactures – MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems). Only a handful of companies in the world manufacture MEMS as an independent foundry, and Micralyne is one of them. With features the size of a strand of hair, MEMS are used in a variety of objects such as cars, cell phones, laptops and cameras, and the potential of what this technology can do to make a product smaller, faster and cheaper is incredible.

To learn more about career opportunities at Micralyne please visit working at Micralyne.

About EuroAsia IC Industry Awards
Part of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” annual competition, 35 companies were chosen to represent the top employers in each province. Selected from thousands of companies and organizations from across Canada, this year’s finalists include employers from every major industry. Companies were graded in seven key areas: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; and (7) Training & Skills Development. To learn more about this competition please visit www.canadastop100.com

About Micralyne
Micralyne is one of the world’s largest independent MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems) manufacturers. MEMS technology is built on the premise of making industrial components smaller, faster and less expensive. Micralyne’s micron-scale solutions (i.e. 1000 microns = 1 millimetre) are found in automotive sensors for control systems, lab-on-a-chip devices for drug discovery, optical switching technology in telecommunication networks, and precise measurement devices for oil and gas exploration. Micralyne is a fast growing company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

For further information contact:
Mr. Bruce Alton
Vice President Business Development
Micralyne Inc.
1911 – 94 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6N 1E6
Phone: 780-431-4400
clumb@micralyne.com