LaserMax Named To 2014 Inc. 500 – 5000 List Of Fastest Growing Private Companies

Three Year Sales Growth of 207 Percent. LaserMax Ranks No. 44 in Manufacturing and No. 3 in New York.

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LaserMax Named To 2014 Inc. 500 – 5000 List Of Fastest Growing Private Companies

Rochester, NY – LaserMax, leading producer of premium weapons-related laser systems for personal protection, law enforcement and the military markets, today announced it has been named to the prestigious 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America.

This is the second time LaserMax has made the list, which has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success recognizing innovation, leadership and revenue growth.

Ranked 1,964 nationally, Rochester, NY-based LaserMax reported a three year revenue growth of 207 percent from 2010 to 2013. Such considerable growth finds LaserMax ranking 44 in the nation in manufacturing and number 3 in New York State.

“LaserMax is excited and honored to have been recognized for the dynamic growth we have achieved,” said Susan Houde-Walter, PhD., CEO of LaserMax, a Certified Women-Owned Small Business. “We will continue to provide relevant and effective solutions that offer the ‘good guys' the upper hand,” she added.

Founded by Susan and Will Houde-Walter in 1989, LaserMax has evolved into a preferred supplier of hardened and miniaturized laser systems for hostile environments. The company's products include quantum cascade lasers, diode-pumped solid state lasers, diode and gas lasers for critical applications in the military, aerospace, semiconductor manufacturing, law enforcement, personal protection and biomedical markets. LaserMax prides itself on superior quality, a best-in-class warranty and excellent customer service. Today, LaserMax has more than 50 employees in Rochester, NY and is ISO 2008 Certified.

For complete information about the LaserMax ranking on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list, visit Information on LaserMax products is available at or by phone at (800) 527-3703. A detailed product catalog can also be requested from LaserMax, 3495 Winton Place, Rochester, NY 14623. Press members are encouraged to contact Laura Evans for product information and editorial support by email at [email protected] or by phone at (585) 272-5420, ext. 382. For the latest news from LaserMax, follow us on social media with Facebook and Twitter.

About LaserMax
Now celebrating its 25th year, LaserMax is the market leading producer of premium laser systems. Specializing in the design and manufacture of rugged and innovative firearm sighting solutions for military,law enforcement and commercial markets worldwide, the company also delivers premium laser products and optical systems for the semiconductor, aerospace, biomedical and telecommunications industries. Since the company's first laser inventions in 1989, LaserMax has grown to become a global leader in laser systems, developing significant intellectual property and being awarded several primary patents in laser technology. LaserMax is in ISO 9001:2008 certified and WOSB 8(m) certified Women-Owned Small Business. All LaserMax products are designed and manufactured in a state of the art facility in Rochester, NY.

About the Inc. 500 | 5000
The 2014 Inc. 500 | 5000 ranks companies according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 currently. For more information, visit

  • One thought on “LaserMax Named To 2014 Inc. 500 – 5000 List Of Fastest Growing Private Companies

    1. Hey, LaserMax–move out of the People’s Repubic of New Jerk and come to the FREE Republics of Texas or Oklahoma, and we’ll show you that much growth every YEAR!

      With the Sword of the Word on my tongue and a brace of pistols on my pulpit!

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