Aeryon Labs Ontario Winner of CME 2011 Regional Awards for New Technology

Aeryon Scout

WATERLOO, ONTARIO – Aeryon Labs, manufacturer of the Aeryon Scout, has been named the Ontario winner of the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters 2011 Regional Awards for New Technology, recognizing achievements and success realized by developing and implementing innovative new technologies into their products and processes.

Awarded on behalf of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), the award recognizes Canadian manufacturers and exporters turning innovative ideas into action and setting the nation apart on the world stage.

“We are honoured to be named the Ontario region winner of this prestigious award, and to be recognized alongside other distinguished companies from across Canada” says Dave Kroetsch, President of Aeryon Labs. “The industry leading technology that has made the Aeryon Scout a world leader in micro-UAV aerial imaging and intelligence systems reflects the integration of a wide range of technologies and engineering expertise including including computer and electrical engineering, video processing, mechanical and mechatronic system design, and software development.”

Aeryon Labs Inc. congratulates all of the other regional winners and finalists:


      • Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems (winner), Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership (finalist), Marport Canada Inc. (finalist)


      • Nüvü Camēras (winner), BPDL Inc. (finalist), Premier Tech Aqua (finalist)


      • Aeryon Labs Inc. (winner), Ontario Drive & Gear Limited (finalist), Siemens Canada Limited – Siemens Milltronics Process Instruments (finalist)

Western Canada:

      • Dycor Technologies Ltd. (winner), All Weather Windows (finalist), PureInbox Inc. (finalist)


      • SEI Industries Ltd. (winner), Polymer Research Technologies (finalist), Verisante Technology Inc. (finalist)


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About Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) (
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is Canada’s largest industry and trade association. We represent businesses in all sectors of manufacturing and exporting activity across Canada. Our mandate is to promote the competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers and the success of Canada’s goods and services exporters in markets around the world.  For more information visit

About Aeryon Labs, Inc.

Aeryon Labs provides robotic solutions to real-world problems through the design and manufacture of best-in-class small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and related systems. Recently proven in several military trials, including the 2011 US DoD Empire Challenge, the Scout allows police, military and civil users to easily collect real-time aerial intelligence, with a system small enough to fit in a backpack or car trunk. With expertise in robotics, control systems, and digital imaging, Aeryon Labs develops state-of-the-art products while remaining focused on end-user ease of use. For more information,

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