Gwinnett Technologies Shape Our Lives
Today”s society benefits from innovations generations before us put in practice to improve the human condition. From life and biosciences, and technology solutions that make all of life better, Gwinnett is home to some of the biggest brains and brightest ideas in the region. Entering its third decade as one of the fastest growing counties in the U.S., Gwinnett is an economic powerhouse leading Atlanta in creating jobs the past two years.
Food Science and Your Diet
Norcross-based Green BoxFoods blends the science of nutrition with wellness programs for member groups and was recently named to Inc 500″s fastest growing private companies in America. Parent company Service Foods is a leader in the home delivery of all-natural food.
Environmentally Friendly Inside and Out
ThermaCote# manufactures its solar reflective and insulating paint from its Lawrenceville facility. ThermaCote Inc.”s product distribution is now worldwide. The product has earned an impressive line-up of industry accreditations and certifications.
Marrying Sales and Technology
Configero is a certified Salesforce.com GOLD Cloud Alliance Partner, offering expert consulting services and cloud applications to maximize investments in customer relationship marketing (CRM). This Duluth-based company was recently named to Inc 500″s fastest growing private companies in America.
Fast Tracking a Disease – Fighting Drug
Galectin Therapeutics (Nasdaq:GALT), which relocated to Peachtree Corners last year, is developing promising therapies for the treatment of liver disease and cancer. Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted it a Fast Track designation for a liver condition. In July, the first patient was successfully dosed in a Phase I clinical trial. Learn more at galectintherapeutics.com.
Simplifying Content Deployment
Duluth-based Clearleap alleviates business-related, operational and technical challenges faced by top content owners and television service providers in offering content on multiple screens. Clearleap was recently named to Inc 500″s fastest growing private companies in America.
Charge Your Drive
Efacec USA, Inc. builds fast chargers for electric vehicles that yield a plug-and-go time frame of 30 minutes. With North American headquarters based in Norcross, this manufacturer is the first company to receive ETL certification for the latest Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Combo fast charging standard, which will power American and European vehicles.
Partnering on Bioscience Education
The Bioscience program at Gwinnett Technical College (GwinnettTech.edu) recently formed a partnership with Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) in Marietta, providing a seamless transition for Gwinnett Tech”s Bioscience Technology graduates to complete the university”s Bachelor of Applied Science in Biotechnology at the university in two additional years.
Helping Student Athletes Perform
The Concussion Institute at Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth, one of only three such centers in the country and the only one of its kind in Georgia, raises the standard of care for athletes who suffer a concussion. GMC has also placed certified athletic trainers in numerous high schools across Gwinnett and North Fulton.
Data Center Streamlines Pediatric Care
Children”s Healthcare of Atlanta recently opened an $8 million data center near its Satellite Blvd. campus, in Duluth. The 11,000-square-foot facility is equipped with state-of-the-art servers and related infrastructure designed to enhance Children”s growing reliance on electronic medical records and virtual healthcare delivery.
Nursing Program Gets Green Light
The Georgia Board of Nursing has approved the development of Georgia Gwinnett College”s baccalaureate program in Nursing. In March, GGC broke ground on a critically needed $30 million Allied Health and Science Building.
Strengthening the Supply Chain
The global FineLine Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Norcross, provides variable data ticketing and mobile solutions for retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers throughout the world, with products ranging from barcode to RFID and NFC ticketing and labeling applications.
Process Aids Make Life Easier
Lawrenceville-based Siovation is an ISO-certified formulator of specialty silicone-based products for end use products in the food processing, water treatment, personal care, household-industrial-institutional, agriculture, and chemical processing industries.
Making Technology Work for Business
LAN Systems helps its clients to build IT systems that meet business needs and achieve corporate goals. This Norcross firm has proven expertise with Microsoft technologies, as a Microsoft Partner demonstrating Gold and Silver Competencies. In July, LAN Systems added to its Top Value Added Reseller (VAR) and VAR Champion designation, being named a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller (AER).
Connecting Process, People and Performance
Polytron is a leading engineering consulting and systems integration firm. With a core business expertise in electrical engineering, this Duluth-based company specializes in automation and computer-based information systems that encompass the point of delivery of raw materials through to the shipping of finished goods.