Beaverton, Oregon – June 23, 2008 — Axium, a leading developer of accounting and project management software for architectural and engineering firms (A/E), is proud to announce that Axium placed on The Business Journals Fastest-Growing Private Companies list for 2008. The Business Journal compiles the list of 100 companies based on their revenue growth over a three-year period. In Axium’s first appearance on the list they ranked 64th with 67.6% growth.
“Our growth is a direct result of our employee’s persistence and unwavering dedication to developing innovative, quality products. In addition, our focus on providing exceptional support to empower our clients’ success has been instrumental in increasing our client base.” said Alan Mills, Axium Chief Operating Officer.
Among the Top 100 winners was also an Axium client, Ash Creek Associates Inc. Ash Creek, which started in 2004, has been using Axium’s Ajera accounting and project management software since 2006. Ash Creek specializes in environmental and geotechnical consulting and were able to grow 140% in two years from $1.5 million to $3.6 million.
“We are excited to have placed on the Top 100 list with our first submission and to have a client ranked as high as 24th on the list as well,” said Cathy Mills, Axium Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. “We look forward to our continued growth and prosperity in the coming years.”
The growth rate of the Top 100 companies measures the revenue growth from 2005 to 2007. To be eligible, companies had to achieve a minimum of $500,000 in annual revenue in 2005. Of the 100 companies comprising the list, 46 businesses were not on the list last year. The winning companies differed from manufacturers to audiology consultants to software and services. The winners were honored at a standing room only reception on June 19 at the Portland Art Museum.
About Ash Creek Associates Inc.
Ash Creek Associates was founded in 2004 by a core group of senior engineers and geologists to implement a strong belief that exceptional technical skills can be combined with efficient implementation to improve client service.
We are a group of geologists, hydrogeologists, and engineers who have worked together for many years and have developed a working chemistry that enables us to deliver unique, cutting-edge solutions for each project. We accomplish this by focusing on our core strengths of environmental investigation, remediation, geotechnical engineering, and program management.
At Axium ( www.axiumae.com) our number one priority is our clients’ success. We are dedicated to developing innovative accounting and project management software for the architectural and engineering (A/E) industry and providing exceptional service in every way. Our 20 years of experience in the A/E industry allows us to provide comprehensive, integrated solutions to manage your firm the same way you handle business — project by project. Axium moves beyond generic accounting products to provide a range of accounting and project management solutions to improve productivity, increase profitability, and empower your firm’s success.