ROYAL OAK, Mich., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectorform has been named by Automation Alley as Technology Company of the Year. The award ceremony took place at the 16th Annual Awards Gala in Detroit, MI on Friday, October 14.
Automation Alley's Technology Company of the Year Award recognizes one local company that is leading their industry and enhancing our region as a center for innovation. Winners are selected based on a combined score, which takes both the public online vote and the Awards Gala Luminary Committee vote into consideration. The Luminary Committee is comprised of a select group of regional business leaders.
Vectorform was founded in 1999, in Detroit, MI by Jason Vazzano and Kurt Steckling. The company invents digital products and experiences for the world's leading brands with a focus on Mobile, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Internet of Things, Smart Home, Connected Vehicle and Wearable Technology.
"We are honored that Automation Alley has recognized Vectorform and our proven digital invention model – one that promises to transform global business, the brands we serve, and the lives of millions of customers worldwide," said CEO, Jason Vazzano.
Other winners included:
- Member Company of the Year: Goodwill Industries
- Outstanding Educational Initiative Award: MAP+
- Startup of the Year: Quipzor
- Excellence in International Business Award: Hosco Fittings LLC
- Advanced Manufacturer of the Year: Fori Automation
- Champion of the Year: Rick Darter, President and CEO, RAVE Computer
Automation Alley, Michigan's leading technology business association, celebrates Southeast Michigan's thriving tech economy each year at its Awards Gala. Drawing some of the region's most influential leaders in business, government and academia, the annual event celebrates the accomplishments and continued growth of the individuals and companies moving our technology community forward.
"We are honored by this award and we are proud of the good work Automation Alley is doing to help drive economic diversity in Southeast Michigan," said Co-CEO Kurt Steckling.
Vectorform invents digital products and experiences for the world's leading brands with a focus on Mobile, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Internet of Things, Smart Home, Connected Vehicle and Wearable Technology. Founded in 1999, Vectorform has five global offices: Seattle, Detroit, New York, Munich and Hyderabad. Visit Vectorform.com and connect on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.
About Automation Alley
Automation Alley is Michigan's leading technology business association, connecting businesses with talent, resources and funding to accelerate innovation and fuel Southeast Michigan's economy. Since its founding in 1999, the nonprofit has grown to include nearly 1,000 tech-focused members in businesses, education and government. Automation Alley focuses its efforts in five areas: advanced manufacturing, defense, entrepreneurship, international business and talent development. For more information, visit automationalley.com.
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