BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, was recently honored with two awards that underscore the company's continued growth and workplace culture. The first was from the Denver Business Journal which named SparkFun as one of the top places to work in the Greater Denver Area (http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/print-edition/2012/11/16/best-places-to-work-how-the-process.html?page=all). The second award came from the Inc. Magazine, which recognized SparkFun in its inaugural class of Hire Power honorees -- businesses that are adding jobs and rebuilding the economy.
Denver Business Journal named SparkFun as number seven in its list of best places to work in the Denver area among companies with more than 135 employees. Inc. Magazine ranked SparkFun sixth among the nation's Top 10 Job Creators in the Consumer Products and Services category (http://www.inc.com/hire-power/list/industry/consumer-products-services) and ninth in the Top 10 Job Creators within Colorado category (http://www.inc.com/hire-power/list/state/co).
"SparkFun is very humbled to receive these recognitions," said SparkFun director of marketing AnnDrea Boe. "These awards represent the power of the DIY community which has allowed us to continue to grow. We are now looking toward the future - particularly, in the field of education. 2013 is shaping up to be another fantastic year."
About SparkFun Electronics
Founded in 2003, SparkFun shares its passion by providing parts, knowledge, and innovation for those looking to explore the world of embedded electronics. It helps anyone discover their inner inventor and enables individuals to create their own electronics projects.
SparkFun currently offers more than 1,800 products, ranging from simple components, like capacitors and resistors, to GPS units and Bluetooth modules. The company employs 135 people and is based in Boulder, Colorado.
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