STAMFORD, CT--(Marketwired - August 09, 2016) - The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP has announced that Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVLT) ("Revolution Lighting") has made the Marcum Tech Top 40 (TT40) list of fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Revolution Lighting will be honored alongside 39 other TT40 companies at an awards ceremony September 22 at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford.
The Marcum Tech Top 40, now in its 9th year, recognizes technology leaders in six industry sectors, including Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/Environmental, Life Sciences, New Media/Internet/Telecom, IT Services, and Software. Revolution Lighting has been named a Tech Top 40 winner in the Advanced Manufacturing category. Revolution Lighting is a recipient of this award due to strong revenue growth of at least $3 million in annual revenue as well as growth in each of the preceding four years.
"We are pleased to be named among the Marcum Tech Top 40 for the third consecutive year, and would like to thank the Connecticut Technology Council and Marcum LLP for recognizing our success with this award," said Robert LaPenta, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, Revolution Lighting Technologies. "Revolution Lighting has achieved significant growth due to our continued success as a leader in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of our high efficiency LED lighting solutions throughout markets including commercial, industrial, education, healthcare and multi-family housing."
"The technology industry in Connecticut is a shining example of ingenuity, innovation and achievement," said Michael K. Brooder, CPA, partner-in-charge of Marcum's Hartford, Connecticut, office. "It is a privilege to partner with the Connecticut Technology Council to present the annual Marcum Tech Top 40 Awards and to provide a showcase for these companies to help pave the way for their continued future success."
Bruce Carlson, CTC's President & CEO added, "Connecticut is proud of its remarkable heritage of innovation and entrepreneurship. Employment growth in Connecticut will come in part from the technology sector, and these Tech Top 40 companies are a great example of the diversity of our technology sector that is growing substantially and adding jobs."
The September 22 awards program will include an exhibition featuring the Marcum Tech Top 40 companies. One company from each of the six industry verticals will be named overall winner for demonstrating the greatest percentage growth in revenue across all the technology verticals. To register, visit the CTC website.
About The Connecticut Technology Council
The Connecticut Technology Council is a statewide association of technology oriented companies and institutions, providing leadership in areas of policy advocacy, community building and assistance for growing companies. Speaking for 2,500 companies that employ some 200,000 residents, the Connecticut Technology Council seeks to provide a strong and urgent voice in support of the creation of a culture of innovation. This includes working to position Connecticut as a leader in idea creation, workforce preparation, entrepreneurial aptitude, early stage risk capital availability and providing on-going support and mentoring to high potential firms. For more information, visit www.ct.org.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com.
About Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc.
Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. is a leader in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of LED lighting solutions focusing on the industrial, commercial and government markets in the United States, Canada, and internationally. Through advanced LED technologies, Revolution Lighting has created an innovative lighting company that offers a comprehensive advanced product platform of high-quality interior and exterior LED lamps and fixtures, including signage and control systems. Revolution Lighting is uniquely positioned to act as an expert partner, offering full service lighting solutions through our operating divisions including Energy Source, Value Lighting, Tri-State LED, E-Lighting, All-Around Lighting and TNT Energy to transform lighting into a source of superior energy savings, quality light and well-being. Revolution Lighting Technologies markets and distributes its products through a network of regional and national independent sales representatives and distributors, as well as through energy savings companies and national accounts. Revolution Lighting Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker RVLT. For more information, please visit http://www.rvlti.com/ and connect with the Company on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.