Orlando, Fla., May 9, 2014 — API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today it has been awarded the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) GREAT Business Innovation Award in Technology during the annual BritWeek Miami event held in Southern Florida.
BritWeek Miami is an alliance between UKTI and the British Consulate General, which was developed to highlight the dynamic relationships between Britain and Florida. The Innovation Awards honor innovative British companies doing business in Florida, as well as Florida companies making a positive contribution to the British economy.
Headquartered in Orlando, API Technologies has operations in both the U.S. and Europe with three facilities in Great Britain.
Bel Lazar, president and chief executive officer, API Technologies said, “As an international company with engineering and manufacturing centers around the world, API is proud to employ some of the most talented people in the business. Our teams in the UK are actively developing innovative technologies to support European defense and government agencies, as well as providing high-reliability technology solutions to the commercial market.”
(l-r) David G. Watson, MBE, general manager, API Technologies; Samira Ali, award-winning actress and gala host; and Bel Lazar, president and CEO, API Technologies.
API Technologies recently received the GREAT Business Innovation Award in Technology during BritWeek Miami. The award honors Florida companies making a positive contribution to the UK economy. Accepting the award from internationally recognized award-winning actress Samira Ali (center) are API Technologies’ President and CEO Bel Lazar (right) and General Manager David G. Watson, MBE (left).
About API Technologies Corp.
API Technologies (NASDAQ: ATNY) is an innovative designer and manufacturer of high performance systems, subsystems, modules, and components for technically demanding RF, microwave, millimeter wave, electromagnetic, power, and security applications. A high-reliability technology pioneer with over 70 years of heritage, API Technologies products are used by global defense, industrial, and commercial customers in the areas of commercial aerospace, wireless communications, medical, oil and gas, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, C4ISR, missile defense, harsh environments, satellites, and space. Learn more about API Technologies and our products at www.apitech.com.