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Wisconsin Business Development  Announces 2011 Wisconsin Business Innovation Award

Posted October 2, 2011

Catalytic Combustion Corporation — Mark Ruff (Owner)

Peoples State Bank of Bloomer, Mike Welsh

Wisconsin Business Development is pleased to present Catalytic Combustion Corporation (Mark Ruff) with the 2011 Wisconsin Business Development Innovation Award. Presentation of the award will take place at the WBD Annual Meeting to be held on December 1, 2011 at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, WI.

Since 1950, Catalytic Combustion Corp. has been dedicated to improve the environment by developing air pollution control and catalyst technology. By having the innovation to start their own line of products and services, they have developed a loyal following, a reputation for overall excellence and quality of service.

Continued growth on the horizon prompted the need to expand and consolidate operations under one roof. In 2008, WBD partnered with Peoples State Bank of Bloomer to finance a new facility that has created jobs in the community. Even during tough economic times, Catalytic Combustion has proven itself by expanding their operations and developing new products.

Catalytic Combustion Corp. has been honored in the past for its products and achievements. In 2008, they were awarded the Governor’s New Product Award receiving first place Best of State for their innovative Heated Catalyst System. They have also been honored by some of their clients, such as PPG Industries and Whirlpool for their overall excellence, quality of service, and outstanding total performance.

About Wisconsin Business Development Finance Corp. (WBD)

Since 1981, WBD Finance Corp. has been partnering with Wisconsin financial institutions and is proud to have funded more than $2 billion of community development projects, which have created more than 64,000 jobs statewide. Over the years, WBD has developed its expertise in finding solutions and strategies for small businesses looking to grow. WBD’s staffs are located in eight offices across the state, and take a personal interest in each customer. For more information, visit www.wbd.org

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