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Vision Dynamics, LLC Joins High Impact Portfolio
High Impact Portfolio identifies Louisville's top fast-growth companies
LOUISVILLE, KY (April 18, 2013) - Vision Dynamics LLC, parent company of Optical Dynamics and Vision Dynamics Laboratory, was recently named to the High Impact Portfolio as one of the top fast-growth companies headquartered in the Metro Louisville region. EnterpriseCorp, the division of Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce that specializes in developing the regionâ€™s fast-growth entrepreneurial sector hosted a special reception to name 11 fast growth companies to its High Impact Portfolio and present each with the prestigious High Impact Award. GLI President & CEO Craig Richard and EnterpriseCorp Executive Director Bobby Ferreri were on hand to showcase the companies that represent the significant contributions, innovations and energy of the fastest growing companies headquartered in the region.
"Fast growth companies are a significant driver of our community's economic growth and that means jobs," said Richard. "The majority of our jobs are created by young companies and our efforts to strategically develop these companies better positions Greater Louisville for sustained growth and gives us the opportunity to help grow our next large headquarters company."
Vision Dynamics is an innovative research, manufacturing, and wholesale lab services company focusing on optical related products that create business solutions for optical professionals. Vision Dynamics maintains an active R&D group with over 150 patents issued since its inception in the lens fabrication, nano AR and monomer categories, making them the leader in in-office and in-lab lens fabrication technology. Vision Dynamics Laboratory specializes in glass lens surfacing, premium photochromics and specialized polycarbonate products. Vision Dynamics' R&D team is available for joint product development opportunities in related fields.
"We are proud to be named a member of the High Impact Portfolio in 2013. Our company is focused on gaining market share in various segments of the optical industry and we are excited to be included among this group of fast-growing Louisville-based companies," said Galen Powers, President.
The High Impact Portfolio strives to nurture the prosperity of Greater Louisville's growth businesses. Initiated in 2004, the program identifies companies meeting specific criteria, which are then named to the High Impact Portfolio.
Collectively, High Impact Portfolio companies represent 2.7 billion in annual revenues; have a 36 percent average growth rate; have created nearly 3,500 new jobs in our region; and have invested 464 million over the last four years.
About the High Impact Portfolio
The High Impact Portfolio is a public/private partnership, administered by Greater Louisville Inc. through its EnterpriseCorp that identifies and serves the needs of fast growth companies, companies with the potential for fast growth and those companies that enable growth in others. Program services include peer learning, talent recruitment, growth capital access and expansion planning. The Portfolio includes companies of these types headquartered in Louisville that have a disproportionately higher impact on the metro area economy through job and wealth creation. For more information, visit www.HighImpactLouisville.com.