Timbercon named Finalist for Oregon’s best Entrepreneurial Company

09/19/2008

Last evening, Timbercon, Inc. was recognized as a finalist for the 2008 Tom Holce Award, growth division, by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network as one of the best Entrepreneurial companies in Oregon with yearly revenues over five million.

Timbercon attributes its recognition to its technology, culture, and vision, which have all led to an aggressive, yet controlled, growth trend for the company. Over the last eight years, Timbercon has had an average yearly growth rate of 51 percent which has allowed continued expansion, engineering advances and development of the company.

“We are honored to have been recognized as one of Oregon’s best Entrepreneurial Companies,” explained Eric Meslow, president of Timbercon. “Being considered for The Tom Holce Award is a symbol of the hard work of all of our employees and the recognition that comes with this effort. We congratulate nLight as this year’s winner, and appreciate being considered for the Tom Holce Award.”

Qualifying as a finalist for the Tom Holce award is the latest in a string of recognitions for Timbercon. In addition to their finalist status, Timbercon was recently included in Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and top 100 Manufacturing Companies in America lists as well as being included in the Portland Business Journal’s 100 fastest growing private companies for its seventh consecutive year.

The Tom Holce finalists are annually announced by The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the climate for emerging, growth-oriented companies across Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. OEN helps improve the flow of ideas, services, and capital to entrepreneurs and helps connect companies to expertise and other resources they need to grow their business. Together, the nearly 2,500 members strive to aid the growth and development of a healthy, diversified Oregon economy with a new generation of entrepreneurial leaders.

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