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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:

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

Rochester Precision Optics LLC was founded on the belief there was a need for an optics manufacturing company that could provide creative optical design products and also produce optical components and assemblies in an efficient and cost-effective manner. 9.4.15

Redman Construction Inc. has settled on the best strategy for growth after 23 years of helping the region grow. 8.28.15

With its first acquisition complete, Just Solutions Inc. already is outpacing revenue growth for last year. 8.21.15

Patriot Towers Inc. is growing from the ground up. 8.14.15

Nichols Construction Team focuses on three key areas: doing business the right way, forming relationships with clients and differentiating its service offerings. 8.7.15

Real Lease Inc. leases equipment to a range of entities from governments to non-profit organizations to private businesses, working to establish relationships that help clients navigate the financing process and fit plans into their individual budget plans.7.31.15

Auction Direct USA’s growth strategy sounds simple—increase sales volume in existing locations—but it is an approach that, for some, is easier said than done.7.24.15

The third generation of his family to head Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., CEO Raymond Isaac is taking the company into new territory.7.17.15

From the onset Brite Computers has dictated its own course, creating its bright future and staying power in the region. 7.10.15

Revenues, employment and business prospects all are growing for Vanteon Corp., a Fairport-based technology company.7.3.15

The key to Conifer Realty LLC’s success is based on the following formula: educated, enthusiastic employees plus well-developed properties equals a financially sound business. 6.26.15

Premium Mortgage has grown considerably in the past seven years, from a valley of $128 million in total sales in the height of the economic downturn in 2008 to a projected $375 million in the current year. 6.19.15

Thirty years after being spun off by Eastman Kodak Co., Videk Inc. has proven it can stand on its own two feet. 6.12.15

As a family business for more than 150 years in Rochester, Fee Bros. Inc. has survived a devastating fire, war and Prohibition. 6.5.15

The last six years have brought quite a transformation to Mirror Show Management Inc. 5.22.15

Insley McEntee Equipment Co. Inc.’s growth has come from product line expansion, satisfied customers and employees who are willing to go the extra mile, its owners say.5.15.15

When Pioneer Millworks Inc. president Jonathan Orpin started the company in 1989, he mainly wanted to secure a reliable source of quality reclaimed lumber for his timber-framing construction firm, New Energy Works of Rochester Inc.5.8.15

LMT Computer Systems Inc. developed out of its founder’s desire to prove himself. 5.1.15

Pride in ownership is the foundation of the H&C Tool Supply Corp., President Donald Waltzer said, and the owners are the employees. 4.24.15

When the firm was founded, company leaders placed an emphasis on getting the most experienced and knowledgeable real estate agents, which helped create a satisfied and growing customer base. 4.17.15

HR Works Inc. has found a growing audience for its suite of human resources services aimed at easing the burden on small businesses. 4.10.15

Setting its sights on new markets has led to significant growth for Cutting Edge Laser Technologies, both in revenues and locations. 4.3.15

It is clarity of mission that has united Brand Cool Marketing Inc. each year. 3.27.15

Three Brothers Wineries president sold Corsair Display Systems in 2004. 3.20.15

For going on 35 years, Birchcrest Tree & Landscape Inc. has grown bigger as it has trimmed.3.13.15

Some individuals and businesses avoid change at all costs. But for Robert Judd and the executive team at Beltz Ianni & Associates LLC, adaptation has meant solid revenue growth and a steady increase in employment. 3.6.15

Headquartered in Brighton, Empire Valuation works nationally and internationally, taking on a wide range of projects. 2.27.15

After nearly doubling company revenues last year, Avani Technology Solutions Inc. is ready to grow its top line by another 50 percent in 2015. 2.20.15

Large local projects have helped drive recent growth at R-J Taylor General Contractors Inc. 2.13.15

Spoon Exhibit Services Inc. is growing its work with international clients, boosting its presence in the events sector and now moving into one American city that company officials admit may seem an odd choice. 2.6.15

Expanding to meet customers’ needs has played a fundamental role in Nu-Look Collision Inc.'s growth over the last few years, and staying ahead of the technology game will spark future growth. 1.30.15

Tender Loving Family Care Inc. follows a different model than most of its licensed home care agency peers. 1.23.15

After growing revenues organically by nearly 50 percent over the past two years, Victor-based L-Tron Corp. is eyeing opportunities for its first acquisition this year. 1.16.15

The pharmaceutical industry is going through a period of major restructuring, and Eagle Productivity Solutions is ready to take advantage. 1.9.15

A better economic climate has helped Accurate Acoustical Inc. grow, its leader said. 1.2.15

For more than 22 years, Ardent Learning Inc. has grown by helping people do their jobs more effectively. Now a shift toward technology and hard work with existing clients has the company poised to expand even more. 12.26.14

For an employee at Systems Management & Planning Inc. a typical day could include a midday yoga class, visiting a customer in a company RV or competing with colleagues in a race to give back to Rochester.12.19.14

For some 20 years, Viewpoint Systems Inc. has been known to keep a close eye on its customers. 12.12.14

Justin Hamilton and Christopher Stern are co-owners of Hamilton Stern Construction.12.5.14

Baby boomers are retiring and moving out of their homes and out of the region, and the growing economy has more workers relocating for jobs. Officials at Sheridan Bros. Moving Inc. know that means one thing-business.11.28.14

Establishing a connection with customers and building rapport with clientele have sparked dramatic growth for Gates Automotive Centers.11.21.14

Faraci Lange LLP specializes in medical malpractice and injury law. 11.14.14

A little dose of reality helped propel Xenios LLC, which does business as 2TouchPOS, into generating major growth this year.11.7.14

WebTitle Agency continues to grow following its 2012 merger with Customized Lenders Services Inc.10.31.14

The Henrietta company, which sells and services new and refurbished networking, storage and telephony hardware, has had to move to new locations four times in the seven years since its founding. 10.24.14

Webster-based Mech Tech HVAC Inc. provides heating, ventilating and air-conditioning installation and service. 10.17.14

Yellow Page City Inc. has grown its revenues by 15 to 20 percent the last few years, amassing 52 employees, retaining some 5,000 clients nationwide and gaining a reputation for navigating an industry wrought with change.10.10.14

A regional distributor of industrial products to manufacturers, Abrasive-Tool Corp. is owned by the five sons of company founder Gerald Hanna Sr.10.3.14

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