Pure Technologies Ltd. is pleased to announce it has been selected as Cantech Letter's Canadian Cleantech Stock of the Year. Pure was presented the award at a gala awards dinner at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Thursday, January 16th.

The Cantech Letter Awards celebrate the very best in Canadian technology. The winning companies are chosen by a panel of Canada's top technology analysts and the readers of Cantech Letter (http://www.cantechletter.com/). Past winners include Avigilon, Catamaran Corp. and Glentel. The 2013 Cantech Letter Awards is the fourth annual, and the first for the Cleantech award.

"I would like to thank Cantech Letter and members of the financial community who have made this award possible," commented Jack Elliott, Pure's President and COO. "I believe I speak for everyone at Pure in saying it is an honour to be recognized for the work we enjoy doing each day. Canada's technology sector is alive and well and many of its companies are leading the way in their respective fields. It is gratifying to know that our efforts are making a difference in the world today."

Cantech Letter's Nick Waddell commented on the award. "I am very pleased to present Pure Technologies with the inaugural Cleantech Stock of the Year Award. Pure's continuing focus on innovation makes it a model for its peers in the innovation, pipeline condition assessment and asset management sectors."