ANKENY, Iowa—Embria® Health Sciences received the 2008 Commercial Investment Award from the Ankeny Economic Development Corp. The award recognized Embria for creating new employment opportunities within the community, as well as the local economic stimulus provided by Embria’s newly constructed $10 million headquarters. The company has also been recognized with the Greater Des Moines Partnership Economic Impact Award and the Master Builders of Iowa Masters Award.
“While the country's economic future is at a critical point, Embria is proud to be a steady contributor to Iowa’s economy since our 2005 inception,” said Paul Faganel, president, Embria Health Sciences. “With the completion of new clinical research on our flagship immune health ingredient, EpiCor®, we see many more opportunities for job and economic growth throughout the year.”