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Each week, the print edition of the Rochester Business Journal profiles one of the Rochester Chamber Top 100 companies. (To see the annual Rochester Chamber Top 100 supplement, click here.)

Mirror Show Management
Mirror Show Management builds its trade show business. 2.17.17

Keller Williams Realty Greater Rochester

Culture, training are key for Keller Williams Realty Greater Rochester. 2.10.17

Classic Automation LLC

Classic Automation ships components for systems to roughly 80 countries. 2.3.17

The Presentation Source

The Presentation Source puts its efforts on display. 1.27.17

FM Office Express

Diversification, acquisitions are key for FM Office Express. 1.20.17
DeRisio Construction 
DeRisio Construction, led by Nicholas DeRisio, is building on its solid foundation. 1.13.17Tuf Trucks and Fine Cars 

Michael Evans, general manager of Tuf Trucks and Fine Cars, brought some fresh ideas to his parents’ business. 1.6.17

Response Care Inc.

Myron Kowal readily concedes his eight-employee company is tiny. But do not try to convince him that it cannot out-compete its supersize rivals. 12.30.16

Rizzo, DiGiacco, Hern & Baniewicz CPAs PLLC 

John Rizzo, co-founder of Rizzo, DiGiacco, Hern & Baniewicz CPAs PLLC, does not mind being called a “bean counter,” as long as you understand he does not just count them—he is there to help you find more beans. 12.23.16

Supplying the materials and customization needed to protect and support America’s military is an opportunity T&T Materials Inc. thrives on. 12.16.16

Three Brothers Wineries and Estates  

Three Brothers Wineries and Estates operates three wineries, a microbrewery and a coffeehouse on the site of a 35-acre farm near Seneca Lake in the Ontario County town of Geneva. 12.9.16

A.E.Y. Enterprises Inc.  

A.E.Y. Enterprises Inc.’s game plan going forward is to continue to improve efficiencies and provide top-notch customer service. 12.2.16

Robert Bartolotta likes his independence. He started a corporate benefits firm with a partner in 1994, followed it with a payroll and benefits company in 2010 and then added a third, APFS Wealth Management Inc. in 2011. 11.25.16

Highpower Validation Testing & Lab Services Inc. is a secret weapon for a segment of device manufacturers. 11.18.16

The Strathallan Hotel—a DoubleTree by Hilton has grown through acquisitions that have allowed it to expand with new venues. 11.11.16

Working hard and creating a reputation for excellence has helped drive growth at SEI Design Group Architects Inc., its leaders said. 11.4.16

Upstate Door Inc.’s growth has been the result of several strategic moves through the last few years, in particular its renewed focus on the customer and end user of its high-end, custom-made doors. 10.28.16

With two strikes against it, Century Mold Co. Inc. managed to hit a home run twice.10.21.16

One of Candace Walters proudest moments as owner and founder of HR Works Inc. came this winter at a charity gala for Epilepsy-Pralid Inc., one of her company’s clients. 10.14.16

P3 Systems Inc. could be described as a family operation. CEO Frank Pecora founded the company in 2007 and named it P3 as a nod to his name, Frank Pecora III, and the three generations he represents. 10.7.16

Soleo Communications Inc. has continued to grow by being attuned to what is coming next.9.30.16

Providing superior customer service while expanding its geographic reach has proved to be a successful formula for Admar Supply Co. Inc., its leader said. 9.23.16

Parlec Inc. has the potential for substantial sales growth, particularly if the firm continues its global focus. 9.16.16

After Acker-Pak LLC’s acquisition of the Baldwinsville, Onondaga County-based Central Industrial Packaging Supply Inc. in May, the Rochester firm’s leaders decided it was time to start using the corporate name the firm had registered in 2013, 3G Packaging Inc. 9.9.16

The word “sign” in the name of ID Signsystems Inc. is something of a misnomer, company founders Paul Dudley and Katrina Beatty said. They are more likely to refer to the firm as IDS. 9.2.16

For advertisers, getting the attention of consumers has always been a goal, but in today’s world it is about sustaining that attention—a task that is much more complex than in the past. 8.26.16

Spex Precision Machine has built its success by helping other companies build from the inside out. 8.19.16

Creating a winning team has been a key to the success of Hamilton Stern Construction LLC. 8.12.16

The last two years have been pedal to the metal for Custom Courier Solutions Inc., which took a speedy and sometimes bumpy ride in a fast-growth lane starting at the end of 2013. It is a road its leaders are working to smooth out. 8.5.16

Brite Computers Inc., a second-generation, family-run IT provider, has helped its clients find stability as the industry and world continue to evolve, said Justin Smith, president and chief operating officer. 7.29.16

The Pontarelli brother and sisters team at PKG Equipment Inc. has owned and operated the Chili-based industrial plating and anodizing company since their father, Sam Pontarelli, retired in 1995. 7.22.16

Bergmann Associates Inc., the architectural and engineering firm, is gearing up for a downtown move as it continues to grow through diversified offerings and keeping up on the latest technology. 7.15.16

Diversification and careful expansion have served Nu-Look Collision Inc. well. The 35-year-old company has experienced steady growth over the last few years in both sales and staff. 7.8.16

Significant changes in the state’s home care industry over the past few years have driven changes at Tender Loving Family Care Inc. 7.1.16

Avani Technology Solutions Inc. has grown from a $7.5 million firm in 2013 to a predicted $26 million in revenues by the end of this year. 6.24.16

Van Zile Travel Service is a third-generation company that continues to grow by turning challenges into opportunities after being in business for more than 100 years. 6.17.16

Liberty Pumps Inc. 

A focus on innovation has helped Liberty Pumps Inc. succeed. 6.10.16

As the founder and president of Gardner Plus Architects PLLC, David Gardner decided the firm would have a strict focus on the health care sector. 6.3.16

For Eric Elwell, CEO of 2TouchPOS, which sells a point-of-sale system for bars, restaurants and nightclubs, the way to pay has never been more dynamic than it has been in the last decade. 5.27.16

Distributed Technology Group LLC experienced a major change just before the New Year. The Perinton-based information storage provider was acquired by Accunet Solutions Inc., a Boston-based technology company, on Dec. 2. 5.20.16

OptiPro Systems LLC expects to grow sales and staff in 2016. 5.13.16

The local economy is humming, people are moving and Sheridan Bros. Moving Inc. is growing. 5.6.16

During a volatile time in the commercial print industry, John Place and the rest of his team at Mercury Print Productions Inc. chose to diversify, find a niche and capitalize on it. In the last six years the company has grown by entering the educational print market. 4.29.16

Much has changed in the world and the legal profession in the nearly half century since Davidson Fink’s founding in 1968.4.22.16

Pro-Nexus LLC has achieved strong growth and is on track to achieve the owners’ goal of becoming a $100 million firm. This year the plan is to achieve 10 to 20 percent growth in revenue. 4.15.16

Henrietta-based technology firm Systems Management Planning Inc. has been thriving, with its revenue growing more than 30 percent and its workforce climbing by nearly 20 percent last year. 4.8.16

The focus on employee training and education is no surprise at C.M. Armitage Electrical Contracting Inc., given its founder’s professional background. 4.1.16

The founders of Wellington Steele & Associates Inc. see Rochester as a region brimming with potential to become a hub of technology, and they hope to be a major force behind it. 3.25.16

The company designs chips that are being used across optical transport networks nearly every time a person goes online. 3.18.16

Waste Harmonics LLC, a Victor-based waste management consolidation service launched in 2001, operates as a single point of contact and service for its customers by contracting refuse haulers and managing all invoicing. 3.11.16

An increase in automotive sales, coupled with changing technology used in vehicle engines, has helped drive growth at Abtex Corp. 3.4.16

The sprawling 41,000-square-foot facility where Classic Automation LLC makes its home is a long way from where it started. 2.26.16

In the early 2000s when MediSked LLC President Douglas Golub and co-founder Thomas Hogan began to research software vendors that might provide such functions, they were surprised to come up empty. 2.12.16

CaterTrax—a dba for Hospitality101 Inc. —has modernized the food service industry, but its founders’ roots remain in Rochester and steeped in catering to the customer.2.5.16

Triad Network Technologies Inc. is in the process of its third expansion in eight years. 1.29.16

Leaders at Apollo Optical Systems Inc. are expecting increases in sales and staff in 2016, driven by growth in the consumer electronics market. 1.22.16

Greater Rochester Bancorp Inc. has grown steadily in the last decade by leaning on its core business of commercial banking, but now the community bank has found a new opportunity in mortgages. 1.15.16

Neighbors, business partners and friends, Stephen Carl and Mark Goldberg have set a new corporate standard for Dairy Queen franchises in four years since opening here.1.8.16

Sustainable Energy Developments Inc. started in 2002 with a business model focused primarily on serving New York’s wind energy market, at first with project development and resource measurement tools and then with wind turbines. 1.4.16

Alesco Advisors LLC has grown for the past 15 years with one principle in mind: always doing what is right for clients.12.18.15

When Myron and Ann Kowal started Special Care Systems LLC, hospitals and nursing homes largely relied on call systems that worked with lights and buzzers.12.11.15

DeCarolis Truck Rental Inc. has used improved technology, and customers’ reluctance to embrace it, as the basis of its growth strategy over the last several years.12.4.15

Henrietta-based ClickSpark LLC is among a new generation of technology companies in the Rochester area. 11.27.15

MaeTec Power Inc. began as a part-time operation in 2003 under founder Mark Miller, now co-owner and president. Four employees sold used equipment to telecommunications customers. 11.20.15

The increasing popularity of alternative energy sources is great news for Biomaxx Inc.: The wood pellet manufacturer has seen its annual revenues and workforce increase over the last few years as more people turn to wood as a heat source. 11.13.15

UniLink Inc. 

UniLink Inc. aims to be a problem-solver for its clients. The Brighton-based company sells financial hardware products, including scanners and printers, that help address complicated financial regulations and the growing risks of fraud. 11.6.15

From a handful of employees at its start, D4 LLC has grown into a global firm with nearly 200 employees and a worldview for its future. 10.30.15

Christian Flooring of New York Inc. opened its first retail store on West Henrietta Road in 2010. Since then, the company has added two more locations. The Webster store opened on Ridge Road in 2012 and the Greece store followed in late 2013 on West Ridge Road. 10.23.15

The increased popularity of cherry juice has begun to bear fruit for cheribundi Inc.10.16.15

Entre Computer Services Inc. opened its doors more than 30 years ago as a franchise offering the new wave of PCs and has morphed into an information technology services company poised to grow regionally and nationally. 10.9.15

David Vasciannie has an interesting—and unconventional—take on his company’s growth over the last several years. Luck has played a big role in it, he says. 10.2.15

Logical Control Solutions Inc. founder and CEO James Urbanczyk has found a Goldilocks niche for his firm: keeping the company smaller and nimbler than its larger Fortune 100 competitors while courting large regional institutions as mainstay clients. 9.25.15

Capping off a strong year of growth, the leaders of Capstone Information Technologies Inc. predict the firm will reach twice its current size in five years. 9.18.15

Manning Squires Hennig Co. Inc. began in 1958 as a masonry contractor formed by Richard Manning and Duane Squires. Richard Hennig joined the team in the early ’60s, and by the mid-’70s it had grown, offering a wide range of construction services as it gained Eastman Kodak Co. as a customer. 9.11.15

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