Pacific Scientific Instruments Recognized by Deloitte & Touche and The Business Journal

Portland, OR – Oregon's Fastest Growing technology companies reflect the increasing diversity of the sector, according to a new ranking by the firm of Deloitte & Touche. Manufacturing, Software, Internet, and telecommunications companies were honored on the newly released 2000 Oregon Technology Fast 50 list. , headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon was the only company from Southern Oregon on the list, and one of only seven companies from outside the Portland metropolitan area to receive the prestigious award. Other notable companies on the list included; In Focus, TriQuent Semiconductor, Integrated Measurements Systems, Lattice Semiconductor, and Radisys Corp.

Deloitte & Touche created the Technology Fast 50 program in Oregon and 20 other regions in the U.S. To be eligible for consideration, companies must provide technology-related products or services, be headquartered in Oregon, have been in business a minimum of three years with operating revenue of at least $1 million. Recipients of the award are now candidates for the National Technology Fast 500 Awards.

Pacific Scientific Instruments and the other recipients were honored at an event sponsored by Deloitte & Touche, The Business Journal, United Parcel Service, Tonkin Torp, and Marsh Technology Group. Keynote speaker at the event was Craig Barrett, CEO of Intel Corporation, who offered his vision on the future of technology and the role the recipients of the award would play in our society. Over 600 people attended the sold-out event in Portland, Oregon.

Pacific Scientific Instruments, manufactures the HIAC, Royco, Met One, and HYT brands of optical particle counting instrumentation, software, and accessories. These innovative products are used to detect and measure particulate contamination in liquid, air, and vacuum applications across a wide variety of industries including; semiconductor, disk drive, and flat panel manufacturing; pharmaceuticals, drinking water; fluid power; aerospace; and precision cleaning.

For more information visit Pacific Scientific Instruments on the web at or call 800-866-7889. Pacific Scientific Instruments is Setting The Standard For Particle Counting.

The Met One and Royco product line provides comprehensive solutions for airborne particle monitoring applications: handhelds, portables, manifold systems, and remote sensors are all available, with supporting data gathering/analysis software.

The HIAC product line addresses liquid particle counting applications, such as large and small-volume injectables, DI water, chemical distribution systems, and hydraulic fluids. The product line provides a full menu of solutions through a wide range of sensors, samplers, counters, and data gathering/analysis software.

HYT is well known as the original and market-leading brand of vacuum particle counters for semiconductor, disk drive and flat panel manufacturing markets. With darkfield and brightfield sensors for loadlock, exhaust line, and in-chamber applications, as well as controllers and software, the product line is compatible with a large and continuously growing number of process tools.

All products are supported by over 50 direct field sales and field service associates in the United States and Europe, as well as a comprehensive network of skilled distributors throughout the world. Additional assistance is always available from a dedicated technical support staff at the Grants Pass, Oregon Corporate Headquarters, which provides phone support and training.
Pacific Scientific Instruments' online portal for the particle counting industry, provides a comprehensive product catalog, technical papers, application notes, online customer support, software downloads, technical assistance, and access to our worldwide network of agents and representatives and other related resources for customers worldwide.

For nearly forty years, Pacific Scientific Instruments has fulfilled evolving particle counting needs of customers with continuous focus on innovation and quality. Backed by the resources of a $3.2 billion New York Stock Exchange parent company, Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), Pacific Scientific Instruments is committed to understanding customer's requirements and delivering defect-free products and services on time, every time. Total Customer Satisfaction.

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