The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP announced their list of the 40 fastest growing Connecticut high tech companies, with a few surpassing $1 billion in annual revenue.

“Connecticut is still proud of its remarkable heritage of innovation and invention. The 2012 list of Tech Top 40 companies reinforces the vital role of the tech sector in enabling the state to find ways to grow and create jobs even in a changing and challenging economic environment These 40 firms are role models and worthy of the attention this event brings them,” said Matthew Nemerson, President and CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council said in a press release.

The winning companies were just about evenly distributed across the state, with 13 in Hartford County, 12 in Fairfield County, and 10 in New Haven County.

An awards dinner and mini-trade show will take place on September 27 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford. Winners will be chosen in each of the list’s categories, and an overall winner will also be announced. Tickets for the event can be purchased online and cost $95 for CTC member companies and their employees, or $110 for general registration.

Here are this year’s winners:

Advanced Manufacturing
APS Technology, Inc., Wallingford
Dymax Corporation, Torrington
EDAC Technologies Corp., Farmington
Foster Corporation, Putnam
Reflexite Corporation, Avon
RSL Fiber Systems, LLC, East Hartford

Energy/Environment/Green Technology
FuelCell Energy, Inc., Danbury
Precision Combustion Inc, North Haven
Proton OnSite, Wallingford
STR Holdings, Inc., Enfield

IT Services
Cervalis LLC, Shelton
Datto Inc., Norwalk
iSend, LLC, Middlebury
OpenSky Corporation, Tolland
PCNet, Inc., Trumbull
Systems Integration Inc., Wethersfield
VLink Inc, Hartford

Life Sciences
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cheshire
Bio-Med Devices, Inc., Guilford
Defibtech, LLC, Guilford
Metrum Research Group, LLC, Tariffville

New Media/Internet/Telecom
EasySeat, LLC, Plainville
HealthPlanOne LLC, Shelton
JobTarget, LLC, New London
M2 Media Group, Stamford, Inc., Norwalk
TicketNetwork, South Windsor
WebMediaBrands, Inc., Norwalk

Adeptra, Inc., Norwalk
Core Informatics, LLC, Branford
ePath Learning, Inc., New London
eVariant, Inc., Simsbury
Evolution1, Inc, Avon
FitLinxx, Inc., Shelton
Higher One, Inc., New Haven
PASSUR Aerospace, Inc., Stamford
Prometheus Research, LLC, New Haven
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc, Windsor
Tangoe, Inc, Orange
Triple Point Technology, Westport

Connect with Lon:

Lon Seidman is the host and producer of “Lon.TV,” a consumer technology video show that is on a number of platforms including YouTube and Amazon. He creates in-depth, consumer-friendly product reviews and commentary. His YouTube channel has over 300,000 subscribers and more than 100 million views.

In addition to being a full-time content creator, Lon is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hartford (his alma mater) where he teaches a course in entrepreneurial content creation.

Prior to becoming a full-time creator, Lon was a partner at The Safety Zone, his family’s business that manufactures gloves and safety equipment. The company has locations around the globe and employs over 200 people worldwide. The Safety Zone was acquired by the Genuine Parts Corporation in 2016.

Lon is also active in public service, serving as the Chairman of the Essex Board of Education, a member of the Region 4 Board of Education, and as the Secretary / Treasurer of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education. He was endorsed by both Democrats and Republicans for his re-election in 2021.

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