2014 Awardees

The Northern New Mexico 20/20 Campaign has exceeded its goal of identifying 20 high-growth companies in the region before the year 2020 with the nine inductees awarded for 2014. To date, 25 businesses in Northern New Mexico have been honored for creating jobs and bringing revenue to the region.

Congratulations to these nine businesses!

Attack Research (Los Alamos) – The malware research company was founded in 2008 to meet today’s business security needs. Rapidly expanding, the Attack Research team is made up of professionals with years of experience in testing, incident response, training, malware analysis and reverse engineering.

Brownrice Internet (Taos) – The web hosting and streaming company offers award-winning spam and virus protection and serves clients worldwide. The company just launched a state-of-the-art customer control panel. Their new PCI-compliant data center is energy efficient and climate-controlled, and future plans include a 30kw solar parking structure on their lot to further their commitment to best environmental practices.

Flow Science (Santa Fe) – Flow Science’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions allow commercial, academic, and government researchers all over the world to accurately model physical processes across a broad range of applications including water and environmental, coastal and maritime, metal casting, manufacturing, microfluidics, biotech, consumer products and energy.

FLUTe (Alcalde) – Founded by scientist Carl Keller in 1996, FLUTe stands for “Flexible Liner Underground Technologies” and manufactures flexible borehole liners used for mapping ground water contamination and municipal water supply resources. The company’s product is gaining ground in the oil and gas and mining industries, and has been installed worldwide.

Jackrabbit Systems (Santa Fe) – JackRabbit Systems is an international software development company that facilitates direct online booking solutions for the travel and tourism industries. Working closely with hundreds of city and state tourism organizations, their Book › Direct Search Engine currently serves more than one million consumers each month and allows them to search websites for real-time rates and availability.

Old Wood (Las Vegas) – A family-owned company with milling operations based in Las Vegas and a showroom in Santa Fe, Old Wood harvests sustainably and reclaims wood from fire-afflicted areas in New Mexico. The company sends material from New Mexico across the world. Currently, the business is focused on getting their new patentable products out into the international market.

Private Label Select (Taos) – The family-managed company is currently moving into a 17,000-square-foot building and expanding their workforce. Private Label Select makes many of the natural and organic personal care and beauty products sold in large box retailers across the country. Their growth continues to skyrocket in the organic baby care and cosmetics industry.

Purple Adobe Lavender Farm (Abiquiu) – Purple Adobe Lavender is expanding two lines of products into the national market – the first is their lavender-based body care line. The second is a culinary line that includes lavender-infused salts. They have recently added a tearoom on their property in Abiquiu.

Vista Photonics (Santa Fe) – Formed in 2003, the company has developed world-class gas laser sensing techniques and has incorporated them into commercial instrumentation. The Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) program has provided numerous opportunities for Vista Photonics to partner with government agencies to grow its research and manufacturing business. In addition to NASA, customers include the Department of Energy, USDA and the Department of Defense (Navy).