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Rochester Top 100

Each week, the print edition of the Rochester Business Journal profiles one of the Rochester Top 100 companies. (To see the annual Rochester Top 100 supplement, click here: go.rbj.net/top100digital.)

Pro-Nexus LLC has achieved strong growth and is on track to achieve the owners’ goal of becoming a $100 million firm. This year the plan is to achieve 10 to 20 percent growth in revenue. 4.15.16

Henrietta-based technology firm Systems Management Planning Inc. has been thriving, with its revenue growing more than 30 percent and its workforce climbing by nearly 20 percent last year. 4.8.16

The focus on employee training and education is no surprise at C.M. Armitage Electrical Contracting Inc., given its founder’s professional background. 4.1.16

The founders of Wellington Steele & Associates Inc. see Rochester as a region brimming with potential to become a hub of technology, and they hope to be a major force behind it. 3.25.16

The company designs chips that are being used across optical transport networks nearly every time a person goes online. 3.18.16

Waste Harmonics LLC, a Victor-based waste management consolidation service launched in 2001, operates as a single point of contact and service for its customers by contracting refuse haulers and managing all invoicing. 3.11.16

An increase in automotive sales, coupled with changing technology used in vehicle engines, has helped drive growth at Abtex Corp. 3.4.16

The sprawling 41,000-square-foot facility where Classic Automation LLC makes its home is a long way from where it started. 2.26.16

In the early 2000s when MediSked LLC President Douglas Golub and co-founder Thomas Hogan began to research software vendors that might provide such functions, they were surprised to come up empty. 2.12.16

CaterTrax—a dba for Hospitality101 Inc. —has modernized the food service industry, but its founders' roots remain in Rochester and steeped in catering to the customer. 2.5.16

Triad Network Technologies Inc. is in the process of its third expansion in eight years. 1.29.16

Leaders at Apollo Optical Systems Inc. are expecting increases in sales and staff in 2016, driven by growth in the consumer electronics market. 1.22.16

Greater Rochester Bancorp Inc. has grown steadily in the last decade by leaning on its core business of commercial banking, but now the community bank has found a new opportunity in mortgages. 1.15.16

Neighbors, business partners and friends, Stephen Carl and Mark Goldberg have set a new corporate standard for Dairy Queen franchises in four years since opening here. 1.8.16

Sustainable Energy Developments Inc. started in 2002 with a business model focused primarily on serving New York’s wind energy market, at first with project development and resource measurement tools and then with wind turbines. 1.4.16

Alesco Advisors LLC has grown for the past 15 years with one principle in mind: always doing what is right for clients.12.18.15

When Myron and Ann Kowal started Special Care Systems LLC, hospitals and nursing homes largely relied on call systems that worked with lights and buzzers.12.11.15

DeCarolis Truck Rental Inc. has used improved technology, and customers' reluctance to embrace it, as the basis of its growth strategy over the last several years.12.4.15

Henrietta-based ClickSpark LLC is among a new generation of technology companies in the Rochester area. 11.27.15

MaeTec Power Inc. began as a part-time operation in 2003 under founder Mark Miller, now co-owner and president. Four employees sold used equipment to telecommunications customers. 11.20.15

The increasing popularity of alternative energy sources is great news for Biomaxx Inc.: The wood pellet manufacturer has seen its annual revenues and workforce increase over the last few years as more people turn to wood as a heat source. 11.13.15

UniLink Inc. aims to be a problem-solver for its clients. The Brighton-based company sells financial hardware products, including scanners and printers, that help address complicated financial regulations and the growing risks of fraud. 11.6.15

From a handful of employees at its start, D4 LLC has grown into a global firm with nearly 200 employees and a worldview for its future. 10.30.15

Christian Flooring of New York Inc. opened its first retail store on West Henrietta Road in 2010. Since then, the company has added two more locations. The Webster store opened on Ridge Road in 2012 and the Greece store followed in late 2013 on West Ridge Road. 10.23.15

The increased popularity of cherry juice has begun to bear fruit for cheribundi Inc. 10.16.15

Entre Computer Services Inc. opened its doors more than 30 years ago as a franchise offering the new wave of PCs and has morphed into an information technology services company poised to grow regionally and nationally. 10.9.15

David Vasciannie has an interesting—and unconventional—take on his company’s growth over the last several years. Luck has played a big role in it, he says. 10.2.15

Logical Control Solutions Inc. founder and CEO James Urbanczyk has found a Goldilocks niche for his firm: keeping the company smaller and nimbler than its larger Fortune 100 competitors while courting large regional institutions as mainstay clients. 9.25.15

Capping off a strong year of growth, the leaders of Capstone Information Technologies Inc. predict the firm will reach twice its current size in five years. 9.18.15

Manning Squires Hennig Co. Inc. began in 1958 as a masonry contractor formed by Richard Manning and Duane Squires. Richard Hennig joined the team in the early ’60s, and by the mid-’70s it had grown, offering a wide range of construction services as it gained Eastman Kodak Co. as a customer. 9.11.15

To see all 2015 Top 100 articles, click here.

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To see all 2013 Top 100 articles, click here.


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