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Rochester Top 100: 2014 articles

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: 


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

Heritage Packaging 
Investing in new equipment and product development and having a talented workforce have been the keys to success at Heritage Packaging. 8.15

 VarData LLC
VarData was founded in 2004 to sell equipment capable of transporting and routing communications for voice, video and data networks. 8.8

 Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery LLC
In nearly 20 years, Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery LLC has become one of the largest electronics recyclers in New York. 8.1

Aloi Materials Handling 
After shedding its palletizer manufacturing business this year, Aloi Solutions LLC is focusing on automation and integration to grow.

HBT Architects LLP 
During the worst of the Great Recession in 2008, HBT Architects LLP focused less on immediate needs and more on where the firm wanted to be when things improved.

Hammer Packaging Corp.  
Embracing new technology and change has been the catalyst for the growth of the area’s largest commercial printer over the last few years.

Tri Tower Telecom Corp  Well into its fifth year in business, Tri Tower Telecom Corp. has continued to make inroads in an industry that has changed more in the past five years than it had in the last two decades. 6.20.14

  Distributed Technology Group sells products by Mass.-based EMC Corp. 6.13.14

President and CEO Patrick Ho has greatly diversified the company's operations and customer base since purchasing it in 1990. 6.6.14


T&T Materials Inc. is keeping an eye on the future as big changes occur. The Rochester-based company supplies raw materials to customers, primarily the U.S. government 5.30.14

With measurable goals and strategic thinking, Capstone Information Technologies Inc. is able to visualize its future. Its vision includes projected revenue growth of at least 25 percent and eight new employees in 2014.5.23.14
As energy efficiency and sustainability become as much a part of the building trades as bricks and mortar, services provided by companies such as Logical Control Solutions Inc. continue to grow. 5.16.14
Leaders of Rochester-based American Packaging Corp. believe the firm’s workforce and continued investment in technology, along with low corporate overhead expenses, have helped the company grow. 5.9.14
A strong business model and four generations of experience have helped Admar Supply Co. Inc. to expand recently and achieve double-digit percentage growth over the last few years. 5.2.14
Acker-Pak's customers range from mom-and-pop firms to giant Wal-Mart. 4.25.14
The Pittsford-based employee services company has greatly expanded its services in five years. 4.18.14

IV4 Inc. has managed to grow steadily over the years by asking a simple question of its more than 400 clients: Why? 4.11.14


Brighton-based UniLink supplies hardware for financial institutions.4.4.14

Jackson Welding Supply
An acquisition some three years ago has fueled growth at Jackson Welding Supply Co. Inc.

Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.
Raymond Isaac launched the culture change that transformed the firm.

Entre Computer Services Inc.
Entre Computer Services is pushing its growth nationally and abroad.

Patriot Towers Inc.
Patriot Towers is riding an upsurge as industry rebounds from recession.

Expanding geographically and increasing its service offerings have helped Ravi Engineering & Land Surveying P.C. grow over the past few years, its leader said.2.28.14

Auction Direct USA
Offering more bang for the buck has enabled Auction Direct USA not only to survive a recession but also to thrive in uncertain economic times.2.21.14


The fortunes of Nymat Machine Tool Corp. have risen with those of U.S. manufacturing, the industry it serves.2.14.14


For the last 75 years, the more Lewis Tree Service Inc. has trimmed, the more it has grown.2.7.14


Thirty-two years ago, Donald Tomeny and Robert Latour who had never met became partners in B&L Wholesale Supply Inc., a roofing and siding business that was struggling to remain a going concern.1.31.14


A larger footprint, burgeoning business with taxpayer-funded entities and a diversified portfolio helped Real Lease Inc. increase revenues for the last three years. 1.24.14


Turning customer opportunities into jobs well done has been the driving force for success at SCJ Associates Inc., its leader says. 1.17.14


Macedon firm expands into new market spaces 1.10.14

Tele Data Com connects to strong growth 1.03.14

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