Courtesy of the The Knoxville Chamber:
The Innovator Award, presented by Proton Power, is given to a business that has developed a new technology, innovative product or service, or applied a business system or service in an innovative way. The finalists this year were AMS Corporation, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and Magnum Venus Products (MVP).
AMS Corporation took home this year’s award. Also known as Analysis & Measurement Corporation, AMS provides testing services, equipment, and training to the worldwide nuclear power industry in areas of process instrumentation and control system testing, reactors diagnostics, predictive maintenance, and aging management. The company was born out of the research performed by its owner and president, Dr. Hash Hashemian, at the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The company was the winner of the 2010 Pinnacle Award for Mid-size Business Excellence.