STUART, Fla., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Inspection is pleased to announce that it has been selected as this year's Florida Companies to WatchSM winner. The company will join an esteemed group of select Florida businesses honored over the past three years.
Florida Companies to Watch is an awards program that celebrates privately held second-stage companies headquartered in the state. To be eligible, applicants must employ between 6 and 99 full-time equivalent employees and have between $750,000 and $50 million in annual revenue or working capital in place. Awardees are selected for demonstrating the intent and capacity to grow based on employee and/or sales growth, exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, sustainable competitive advantage, outstanding corporate culture, inspired community giving and other notable strengths.
"Florida Companies to Watch is honored to recognize another outstanding group of stage-two companies," said Dr. Tom O'Neal, executive director of the Florida Economic Gardening Institute and associate vice president for the University of Central Florida's Office of Research and Commercialization.
"We are proud to be honored by this award and the company strengths the selection was based upon," said Bill Greene, Co-founder and CEO. He added, "This is a testament to the fact that we are offering the world something that brings great value by accelerating the manufacturing process optimization, helping our clients make better precision parts, much faster, at lower cost and with greater confidence."
"The advanced processes and technical team we have developed make us ready to handle the anticipated increased throughput demands our clients are facing," said Scott McAfee, Co-founder and COO. "With our 'beyond the layout' value added process improvement recommendations, our customers are enjoying dramatic reduction of iterations and scrap, saving months, and often, millions of dollars."
Level 3 Inspection will continue expanding its operations through 2015 with revenues generated from ever growing jet engine parts Computer Aided Inspection (CAI) services work, and expanding automated CAI systems sales into the medical device and other precision manufacturing industries. L3I has been working closely with the biomedical industry since 2012 to improve orthopedic implants and custom surgical cutting guides production utilizing their patent-pending automated inspection technology, the Smart Inspection Station™. This highly productive CAI system is also now being utilized for production dimensional quality inspection for some of the largest original equipment manufacturers in the U.S. to scan hundreds of parts per month for the Aerospace and Defense industry.
About Level 3 Inspection:
Level 3 Inspection, the world's most advanced dimensional quality inspection company using Computer Aided Inspection from High Accuracy 3D Scanning for precision manufactured products and tooling, was founded in 2008. The company provides the most illustrative and thorough dimensional quality inspection services for precision Original Equipment Manufacturers and their supply chain throughout the U.S.A. Having a depth of background in the aerospace industry gives their staff an unrivaled understanding of the requirements and challenges of producing and inspecting gas turbine engine components, as well as other complex precision manufactured products across a wide range of industries. For further information, see their web site: www.level3inspection.com
GrowFL was created in 2009 by the Florida legislature as an economic development program focused on assisting second-stage growth companies prosper in the state of Florida. By providing strategies, resources and support to second-stage companies for next level growth through Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring, GrowFL helps companies overcome obstacles to growth and leads them towards prosperity. Based on the philosophy of Economic Gardening®—to grow existing businesses in a community, region or state—GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute, is a critical component to the state's economic development strategy and Florida's entrepreneurial ecosystem. GrowFL is a statewide economic development organization certified by the National Center for Economic Gardening through the Edward Lowe Foundation. Web site: growfl.com
2014 Sponsors include Wells Fargo, TWSquared, University of Central Florida, The Corridor, atLarge, Inc., Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, Filmscape, OUC, AMTIS Inc., CliftonLarsonAllen, Enterprise Florida, FAIRWINDS Credit Union, Fifth Third Bank, Florida Power & Light, Insperity, LSQ Funding, Nperspective - CFO Services, Sorensen Moving & Storage, SunTrust, Traction in Florida, TriNet, and USF CONNECT.
SOURCE Level 3 Inspection