February 1st 2009

Ecore International, manufacturer of ECOsurfaces Commercial Flooring, announced today that it has been selected to the 2009 GoingGreen East 50 Top Private Company List. The GoingGreen East 50 Award is given to private, emerging companies creating new business opportunities in green technology. Ecore International was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on demonstration of growth, market opportunity, quality of innovation and customer traction. "As a company committed to environmental sustainability and product innovation, we are proud to be acclaimed as a leading green company by the GoingGreen East 50 Award. This recognition represents our continuing commitment of providing quality, sustainable and innovative products for a wide variety of applications." Art Dodge, President, Ecore International. Ecore International and the other GoingGreen East winners will be recognized at the GoingGreen East Conference at the Four Seasons in Boston, MA, March 9-11. This two-and-a-half day executive conference is co-presented and will feature presentations and high-level debates from CEOs, journalists, industry experts, investors and greentech executives. "The GoingGreen East 50 companies have demonstrated their tenacity even in the toughest economic conditions that the technology world has ever encountered," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "We applaud their success in pushing the boundaries of innovation, creating market opportunities and transforming the industry even in the earlier stages of their businesses."

The GoingGreen East 50 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2009 list. A full list of all the GoingGreen East 50 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website.

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