– December 7, 2007 – As part of its Michigan Diversification Celebration, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) along with Governor Jennifer M. Granholm honored ilumisys, Inc. for outstanding diversification achievement in alternative energy.
The Diversification Achievement Awards were presented on Dec. 6, 2007, at the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich. to companies that have made significant contributions to diversifying the economy of the state in 2007. ilumisys was selected as the small business winner from three finalists in the alternative energy category. Other recognized categories included cutting-edge industries such as life sciences, urban community economic development and advanced manufacturing.
"These honorees are examples of businesses that are choosing Michigan, growing in Michigan, and thriving in Michigan," Granholm said. "This is part of our aggressive and comprehensive economic plan to diversify our economy – and these honorees are contributing to our state's high-tech transformation through cutting-edge research, smart business practices, innovative products and high-tech job growth."
"We are very pleased to be a part of Michigan's diverse economy," said Dave Simon, president of ilumisys, Inc. "This award recognizes ilumisys' position on the leading-edge of the rapidly emerging solid-state lighting market and its promise of energy use reduction."
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