LEHR Inc. Named 2012 Tech Awards Laureate By The Tech Museum
LEHR Inc. is One of 12 Innovators from Around the World Recognized for
Applying Technology to Benefit Humanity
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2012
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --LEHR Inc., founded by Bernardo J.
Herzer, was today named as a laureate of The Tech Awards 2012, one of 12
global innovators recognized each year for applying technology to benefit
humanity and spark global change. The Tech Awards, a signature program of The
Tech Museum, and presented by Applied Materials, Inc., selected LEHR from
among hundreds of nominations worldwide.
LEHR Inc., the award-winning technology company that created the innovative
solution of powering small engines using propane instead of gasoline has now
developed the world's first OEM marine outboard engine fueled by propane.
Previously available for vehicles, forklifts and large equipment, LEHR's
innovation addresses the need for the benefits of alternative fuel propane in
the marine market segment.
"The laureates' remarkable innovations are a powerful incentive for us to
consider our individual responsibility to contribute to positive change around
the world," said Tim Ritchie, president of The Tech Museum of Innovation. "The
laureates personify what happens when we harness the very best of ourselves
with the express purpose of developing innovative ideas for a more promising
Herzer said, "We are proud to be part of this global program joining with the
Tech Awards and other laureates to help our planet and create a greener
environment. Through technology and available resources we are able to help
make a difference."
This year, two cash prizes will be awarded - $75,000 and $25,000 - in each of
the six Tech Awards categories: Intel Environment Award; Microsoft Education
Award; The Swanson Foundation Young Innovator Award; Nokia Health Award;
Flextronics Economic Development Award, and The Sustainable Energy Award.
Captain Bernardo J. Herzer, founder and CEO of LEHR, is the trend setting
entrepreneur and inventor with a deep passion for helping the environment.
Founded in 2004, LEHR is dedicated to a cleaner planet through environmentally
friendly technology. Inspired by Captain Herzer's commitment and forward
thinking, the current slate of LEHR's research is focused on the use of clean
burning propane to power small engines throughout several industries.
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