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Diamond V Named 2011 Prometheus Awards Winner

Award Recognizes Achievements in High-Tech Businesses

Cedar Rapids, IA (April 2011) … Diamond V, the global leader in fermentation technology, received two awards at the 2011 Technology Association of Iowa Prometheus Awards. The Prometheus Awards are recognized as Iowa's largest and most prestigious awards devoted to promoting and celebrating the innovation and high-tech excellence in Iowa.

Diamond V was recognized as Technology Company of the Year in the large business category and also named Life Sciences Company of the Year.

John Bloomhall, President and CEO, accepted the two awards on behalf of the company and its employees.

“We are extremely honored to have been named the Technology Company of the year as well as Life Sciences Company of the Year. I would like to thank the employees and customers of Diamond V and Embria for their part in making our company a success. Through their hard work and loyalty, Diamond V will remain committed and viable in serving our industry and communities for generations to come”, Bloomhall said.

The Prometheus Awards event is considered to be the largest technology event in Iowa and the industry’s most prestigious award. Over 500 of industry leaders from business, education, and government attended the formal event.

About Diamond V

Diamond V, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, is the world’s leading supplier of nutritional fermentation products used to optimize digestive function and nutrition key to animal and aqua health, productivity, efficiency and profitability. An ongoing commitment to innovation, technology and quality has earned Diamond V a global reputation of trust and reliability within the animal feed industry. For more information, contact Diamond V at 1-800-373-7234 or visit the web site

About Technology Association of Iowa

Technology Association of Iowa is a member-based, not-for-profit organization accelerating the success of Iowa’s technology industry. TAI creates and sustains a positive environment for technology-based economic growth and job creation through innovation, advocacy, and leadership. TAI members include organizations of every size, involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Iowa.