Press: 2017 Utah-100 Fastest Growing Companies





Universal Synaptics, One of the Fastest Growing

Companies in Utah for the Fourth Straight Year


Ogden, Utah.  October 10, 2017 – Universal Synaptics announced today that it was named to the 2017 Utah 100, MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN)’s annual list of the fastest-growing companies in Utah.  Universal Synaptics ranked 85th out of 100 companies and was honored at the 23rd annual Utah 100 Awards program, held at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

“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 / No Fault Found testing void” said Ken Anderson, Universal Synaptics Corporation, Vice President.  “We continue to reset test equipment performance expectations while enabling cost effective readiness and availability of electronic systems.”

“We congratulate all of this year’s Utah 100 companies for building outstanding businesses and making strong contributions to Utah’s economy,” said Reed Chase, chairman of the MWCN Utah 100 committee. “These companies further advance Utah’s standing as an excellent place to do business.”

UT 100 2017

 Mr. Ken Anderson, Vice President (Universal Synaptics) and Governor Gary Herbert at the Utah 100

  Fastest Growing Companies in Utah Awards Banquet (picture courtesy of Guthrie Pictures)


Recipients of the Utah 100 were chosen by the percentage of revenue increase of each company between 2013 and 2017.

About MountainWest Capital Network

MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN) is the largest business networking organization in Utah, consisting of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, consultants, legal professionals, bankers, and educators. MWCN seeks to promote and recognize business growth and capital development in the state through a variety of award programs and activities.

About Universal Synaptics


Universal Synaptics is the industry leader in detecting and isolating elusive intermittent faults that drive high No Fault Found (NFF) test results in compliance with the Department of Defense MIL-PRF 32516.  The massive digital testing void that exists today with conventional scanning test equipment, led to the development of the patented Voyager Intermittent Fault Detector™ (VIFD™) and the Intermittent Fault Detection & Isolation System™ (IFDIS™).   

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 five times (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), recognized as a “Fast 50” growing company by Utah Business Magazine (2014 and 2015) and secured a spot on the Inc 5000 list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States” ranking at 218th out of 5000 companies. 

For more information, please contact Universal Synaptics (801) 731-8508

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