Twelfth Annual Tech 50 Honors Region's Leading Tech Companies, CEO of the
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Technology Council announced last night the region's 50 leading technology-oriented companies in eight distinct categories within the 13-county area of southwestern Pennsylvania for 2008. The Council's 12th annual Tech 50 awards presentation was held at the Carnegie Music Hall in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. To be considered for the 2008 Tech 50, a company must be headquartered in the southwestern Pennsylvania counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset, Westmoreland or Washington.
Each year, the Council canvasses the region for the most distinguished public and private technology-oriented companies, and the Tech 50 awards event honors those companies that demonstrated the strongest growth and advancement in product or sales success, financial strength, corporate citizenship, job growth and retention and innovative product or technology. All applicants are subjected to scoring by the Pittsburgh office of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
A complete listing of this year's Tech 50 follows within specific category descriptions. Category leaders are listed at the top of each category.
The advanced manufacturing cluster typically encompasses industries
that are largely automated and that use a high degree of process controls,
such as computer-numerical controllers, robotics, advanced IT systems and
other automated processes.
Category finalists include:
Respironics, Inc. (category winner)
All Water Systems, Inc.
Data Science Automation, Inc.
Neuro Kinetics, Inc.
|SOURCE Pittsburgh Technology Council|
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