Columbia Falls, MT – Zinc Air, Inc. (ZAI), an emerging global player in the field of energy storage, is pleased to announce today that it will be recognized by Governor Brian Schweitzer with an innovative business award at the first annual Governor’s Innovation Day and Awards Dinner to be held August 28th at Montana State University.
“We are very pleased to call Montana home and thrilled that Governor Schweitzer has chosen to recognize the hard work we’ve been doing,” said ZAI Co-founder and CEO Dave Wilkins. “The technology we are developing will transform people’s lives across the globe by providing them access to cheaper, cleaner energy. We have assembled a world-class team here and we are all excited about the impact we can have. Montana is very much in our blood and is reflected in our dedication and the quality of work we do.”
These are just a few companies that exemplify the opportunities businesses have in Montana. When you could be doing business anywhere in the world, why not do business in Montana with our low taxes, world-class schools, and a quality of life that is unmatched?,” asked Governor Brian Schweitzer.
The Governor’s Innovation Day and Awards Dinner will feature a panel of high level business leaders and investors, and tours of Montana State University’s cutting-edge labs and research centers concluding with the Governor’s Innovation Awards Dinner where selected Montana companies will be recognized for their excellence in innovation and the contributions their companies have made to Montana’s economy.
“Montana’s innovation economy is on fire. Companies across the state are growing and creating jobs in new, innovative ways,” said Governor Schweitzer. “This is a great opportunity for all companies to come together, network, and have a conversation about Montana’s growing innovation economy.”
Zinc Air, Inc. is developing grid-level energy storage solutions. Founded in 2009, and based on ten previous years of research, it is now commercializing systems for mega-watt applications. ZAI has assembled a world-class team of experts to deliver complete solutions to our customers. The ZAI solution is safe, cost effective and scalable to meet the needs of today’s ever changing energy landscape. To learn more, visit www.zincairinc.com