PROVO, Utah, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint™, the largest home automation services company in North America, ranks second among a list of nationally renowned companies in the 2013 Inc. Hire Power Awards. The award recognizes private companies that are leading the way in creating jobs and supporting the country's economic vitality. Together, recipients have created more than 51,000 jobs in 18 months.
The expansion of Vivint's workforce and corporate offices in 2013 play a huge role in Inc. Magazine's recognition of the growing company. Vivint added nearly 2,000 employees in the last year, ramping up its staff by an impressive 40 percent.
"Vivint is honored to be recognized by Inc. Magazine," said CEO Todd Pedersen. "Vivint's culture is one of innovation, and creating more jobs has been a natural byproduct of our growth and expansion of services. We couldn't have a higher quality workforce, and receiving national recognition is extremely rewarding."
Inc. Magazine also named Vivint the No. 1 job-creating company in consumer products and services and the No. 1 job creator in Utah. Now with more than 7,000 employees and 400,000 square feet of office space, the Utah-based company has become one of the state's largest technology employers.
Vivint offers an array of home automation, energy management, and security products ranging from remote-controlled door locks to smart thermostats and alarms. Vivint motion sensors also send alerts to homeowner's mobile devices when unexpected dangers occur in the home. To learn more about Vivint's home security, energy management, and home automation offerings, visit www.vivint.com.
Vivint is a leading provider of home technology services. Vivint services are delivered through a technology-based platform that integrates a wide range of wireless features and components to provide simple, affordable home security, energy management, home automation, and solar solutions. Our vision is to connect customers to the things that matter most—their homes, families, health, cars, and businesses. In 2011, Vivint's Home Automation package and Advanced Security package received a Consumers Digest "Best Buy" rating. Vivint also received the 2012 CSAA Central Station of the Year award for overall excellence in monitoring, training, and quality relationships with customers. Dedicated to protecting families, increasing energy efficiency, and simplifying lives, Vivint has over 13 years of experience and supports more than 750,000 customers throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vivint.com.
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