MEMS Foundry Micralyne Named one of Alberta's Top 40 Employers for Third Year in a Row

October 20, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Edmonton, Alberta, October 20, 2008 Micralyne Inc., a world leading independent MEMS Foundry, has been named one of "Alberta's Top 40 Employers" for 2009 by Mediacorp Canada, for the third year in a row.

The Edmonton based MEMS Manufacturer was recognized for its unique working environment and perks offered to its employees such as:

Profit sharing plans;
RSP contribution matching;
Flexible hours;
"Extra Day Off" program;
Corporate Challenges;
Company Golf Tournament;
Fresh Fruit Fridays;
Monthly Birthday Celebrations;
Frequent contests and prize giveaways.

One of the more unique things about Micralyne is the outdoor hockey rink built in the wintertime to play hockey and the large field in the back used to play soccer in the summer time at lunch.

"Micralyne has done a great job at encouraging employees to participate in activities beyond our regular work. I recently submitted some of my own artwork for a company calendar that will be given to clients and employees. It was great to be included in such a fun activity". said Jitsu Patel, Micralyne Employee.

Micralyne also attends to the development of its employees with plans that include:

- 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.

To learn more about career opportunities at Micralyne and its cool technology, please visit

About Alberta's Top 40 Employers:
Part of "Canada's Top 100 Employers" annual competition, 40 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

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.