CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -- October 23, 2007 — Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc., developer of CFdesign® upfront CFD software, today announced that for a fourth consecutive year it is ranked among Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.
“Each year the challenge to remain on Deloitte’s Fast 500 gets a little tougher,” commented Blue Ridge president Ed Williams. “The sustained success of our business directly reflects the passion and commitment of our growing team of employees and the pervasive need for cost effective digital prototyping tools like our CFdesign upfront CFD software among product development companies.”
"Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 recognizes technology companies who have achieved extraordinary growth in North America’s most innovative and competitive sectors,” said Phil Asmundson, vice chairman, U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. "We congratulate Blue Ridge Numerics on this achievement for a fourth consecutive year."
Fast 500 2007 Selection and Qualifying Criteria
The Fast 500 ranks the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. It is compiled from Deloitte’s 16 regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research.
Entrants must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues or devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology.
About Blue Ridge Numerics
Blue Ridge Numerics (
www.cfdesign.com) puts comprehensive fluid flow and heat transfer simulation upfront in the product development process, where it creates tremendous value for companies of all sizes. The company’s rapidly growing customer list includes worldwide leaders in industries such as aerospace, appliances, automotive, electronics, food and drug, HVAC, material processing, medical, military and defense, plumbing, and power generation.
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