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November, 2012 for Immediate Release

Ted Pella, Inc. Recognized for Leadership & Innovation

Company Receives California Innovate North State "GLOBIE" Award


Redding, CA, November 14, 2012 – Ted Pella, Inc., a global leader supplying research labs was honored with a business award at a ceremony held November 1 in Northern California. Ted Pella, Inc. was presented with the GLOBIE award (Growth Focused, Locally Owned or Operated Business, Run by an Innovative Entrepreneur).

Hosted and organized originally by CEPCO, and since 2012 by Innovate North State, the North State Innovation Awards are an annual event with a 20-year tradition that have been expanded this year to encompass most of California north of Sacramento. Innovators, executives, educators and community leaders who enrich the area were celebrated at the event which honored 53 finalists in 15 categories.

“This award recognizes our long-standing and successful business strategy of steady growth, even during these past 5 years of national and statewide economic uncertainty”, said Tom Pella, President of Ted Pella, Inc. “We thank our customers who recognize the breadth and quality of microscopy products we bring to market, and our employees who work hard to serve those customers.”

Prior award winners include market-leading companies such as Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Build.com. Companies are honored because of their innovative products or services and their game changing impact, not only locally, but statewide, nationally and globally.

Innovate North State’s Board Chairman Steve Gonsalves stated, “The event is truly emblematic of the region-wide innovation occurring in the California North State. We have finalists from 14 different communities, all of whom are making great things happen in the region, and we were proud to honor them at the North State Innovation Awards event.”

Ted Pella, Inc. is a privately-held microscopy instrumentation and supplies manufacturer and reseller located in Redding, CA. They sell in the USA and 60 countries throughout the world, both directly and through a network of over 40 distributors. Their products are found in research labs that many varieties of microscopes including Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy, Confocal Laser Microscopy, Light Microscopy and Electron Microprobe Analysis.

To learn more about Ted Pella, Inc., visit: www.tedpella.com.

To learn more about Innovate North State visit: www.innovate-northstate.com.

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