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ROCHESTER, N.Y. EMA Design Automation received the number 97 slot in the 2006 Inc. Magazine list of the 500 fastest growing privately held American businesses. This marks EMA's second consecutive ranking in the annual list, said Manny Marcano, president and CEO of EMA.
Since 1989 the company has marketed electronic design automation (EDA) tools, originating in upstate N.Y. With a North American market, the company added several Cadence technologies PCB design tools and flexible platforms to its portfolio. It also developed a dedicated RoHS- and WEEE-compliance service, pre-sales consulting, systems integration, and post-sale support divisions.
Inc. publishes the Inc. 500 annually; ranking parameters include year-over-year sales growth. The magazine estimates about 75% of new-job-creation in the U.S. stems from entrepreneurial businesses.