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October 9, 2000

Local News

Bothell companies named among fastest growing

Six Bothell companies were recently named in Eastside Business Journal's 2000 Washington State Technology Fast 50 list.
   The Deloitte & Touche Washington State Technology Fast 50 recognizes the fastest-growing technology companies in Washington State, based on percentage revenue growth over five year.
   "The City of Bothell is proud to be the home of these innovative companies," said City Manager Jim Thompson. "I personally congratulate each of them and look forward to their continued success and future partnerships between the business community, the City and our citizens."
   Bothell companies were among the top three rankings on the Fast 50 list.
   Companies included on the list are:
   ICOS Corporation (makers of biopharmaceutical products for the treatment of chronic and acute diseases), ranked number one.
   Data Critical (wireless communication and information systems allowing access to health information), ranked number three.
   Vixel Corporation (developer and supplier of Fibre Channel interconnect products), ranked number 15.
   MediaPro, Inc. (web design and programming services), ranked number 20.
   Aculight Corporation (developer and manufacturer of lasers for medical, telecom, and semi-conductor applications), ranked number 37.
   Datalight, Inc. (develops and licenses system software), ranked number 47.
   The Eastside Business Journal released the Fast 50 list in its September 22-28 issue.
   For a full listing of the Fast 50 companies, call the Eastside Business Journal at (425) 455-9734.