LaserMax, leading producer of premium weapons-related laser systems for personal protection, law enforcement and the military markets, today announced it has been named to the prestigious 2014 Inc. 500|5000  list of fastest-growing private companies in America.  This is the second time LaserMax has made the list, which has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success recognizing innovation, leadership and revenue growth.

Ranked 1,964 nationally, Rochester, NY-based LaserMax reported a three year revenue growth of 207 percent from 2010 to 2013.  Such considerable growth finds LaserMax ranking 44 in the nation in manufacturing and number 3 in New York State.

“LaserMax is excited and honored to have been recognized for the dynamic growth we have achieved,” said Susan Houde-Walter, PhD., CEO of LaserMax, a Certified Women-Owned Small Business.  “We will continue to provide relevant and effective solutions that offer the ‘good guys’ the upper hand,” she added.

Founded by Susan and Will Houde-Walter in 1989, LaserMax has evolved into a preferred supplier of hardened and miniaturized laser systems for hostile environments.  The company’s products include quantum cascade lasers, diode-pumped solid state lasers, diode and gas lasers for critical applications in the military, aerospace, semiconductor manufacturing, law enforcement, personal protection and biomedical markets.  LaserMax prides itself on superior quality, a best-in-class warranty and excellent customer service. Today, LaserMax has more than 50 employees in Rochester, NY and is ISO 2008 Certified.

For complete information about the LaserMax ranking on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list, visit  Information on LaserMax products is available at or by phone at (800) 527-3703.

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