Description: Founded in 2009, Altus PCB makes printed circuit boards for the industrial, communications, medical and LED markets. The company has blended domestic design and engineering solutions with offshore manufacturing to create customized solutions for clients.
Philanthropy: In June, the company kicked off a program that donates 2 percent of every sale to nonprofit organizations selected by clients.
Best Decisions: Focusing on customers with special technical needs that were not being met by other manufacturers; investing in a homegrown IT system; pursuing the emerging LED market.
Key Qualities in Employees: Integrity, honesty, willingness and ability to learn and improve, and the ability to be a team player.
New Products/Services: Layout services that make Altus a one-stop shop for design and manufacturing of printed circuit boards. The layout team is spread throughout the world, allowing the company to work on designs around-the-clock.