Press: 2016 Utah-100 Fastest Growing Companies





Universal Synaptics, One of the Fastest Growing

Companies in Utah for the Third Straight Year


Ogden, Utah.  October 2016 – Universal Synaptics Corp. The industry leader in detecting and isolating intermittent faults and reducing No Fault Found (NFF) problems in electronic systems with its innovative testing solutions including the award winning Intermittent Fault Detection & Isolation System™ (IFDIS™) and the Voyager Intermittent Fault Detector™ (VIFD™) has been ranked again on the Utah 100 list of fastest growing companies in Utah according to the MountainWest Capital Network. This is the third consecutive Utah 100 Award for Universal Synaptics and Universal Synaptics fourth appearance on the Utah 100 list.

The 100 fastest growing companies in Utah are selected from thousands of eligible applicants throughout the state and represent a cross-section from all industries.

“It is clear Utah is one of the hottest places in the country to start or run a business,” said Paul Skeen, chairman of the MWCN Utah 100 committee. “As a strong indicator, we had a record number of Utah companies vying for the 100 fastest growing companies in Utah along with about a 400 percent increase in the number of Emerging Elite nominations. It is a pleasure to recognize this year’s Emerging Elite companies along with the Utah 100 fastest growing companies.”

“Universal Synaptics continues to grow based on our purposed and passionate focus to deliver advanced diagnostic capability to the U.S. Department of Defense and many other technology partners to solve the intermittent testing void which has saved them tens of millions of dollars” said Ken Anderson, Universal Synaptics Corporation, Vice President. “Our team is truly resetting test equipment expectations and enabling cost effective readiness and availability of electronic systems.”

 UT 100 2016

 Mr. Ken Anderson, Vice President of Sales & Business Development (Universal Synaptics) and Governor Gary Herbert

at the Utah 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Utah Awards Banquet (picture courtesy of Blake Best Photography)


Since 1996, Universal Synaptics Corporation, based in Roy and Ogden, UT., is the industry leader in detecting and isolating elusive intermittent faults in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD) MIL-PRF 32516 and maintains an impeccable record of solving complex diagnostic and testing problems. Our research into the primary root causes of intermittent / No Fault Found (NFF) problems and the massive digital testing void that exists today with conventional scanning test equipment, led to the development of the patented Intermittent Fault Detector™ (IFD™). For more information, please contact Universal Synaptics (801) 731-8508

The Intermittent Fault Detection & Isolation System (IFDIS™) was selected as the Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium “Great Ideas” Competition Winner in 2010 & 2012, The Tibbetts Award winner 2011 (The Tibbetts Award is given by the U.S. Small Business Administration, to honor outstanding small businesses who participate in the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program), a “Top 5 Finalist” in the Office of the Secretary of Defense Maintenance Technology Challenge 2012 & 2013, and a “Top 3 Finalist” in the Aerospace & Defense Category of the American Technology Awards 2012, a “Best of State” Winner in the “Applied Science and Technology” Category 2014 and a “Top 100 Finalist” in the NASA “Create the Future” Contest 2015.

Universal Synaptics has been on the Mountain West Capital Network Utah 100 list of fastest growing companies in Utah four times (2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016), recognized as a “Fast 50” growing company by Utah Business Magazine (2014 and 2015) and made the Inc 5000 list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States” ranking at 218th out of 5000 companies.

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