Altus has been selected for the 2013 Nebraska Excellence Award by the US Institute for Excellence in Commerce (USIEC). Each year the USIEC conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business environment and industry category. These companies are recognized for their high-level commitment to their customers and community. Small businesses of this caliber enhance the consumer-driven stature for which Nebraska is renowned. Altus has consistently demonstrated a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values. This recognition by USIEC marks a significant achievement for Altus as an emerging leader and a company setting benchmarks for the industry to follow.