GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. – Jul. 19, 2011 – Pactimo, a leading provider of of technical performance athletic apparel, was among an exclusive group of Colorado companies to be distinguished with the 2011 Colorado Companies to Watch (COCTW) award.
“The Colorado Companies to Watch program has a consistent record of success and represents a wide range of industries and services,” Gov. John Hickenlooper says. “These excellent companies are selling high-quality Colorado products and services in every corner of the world and creating good jobs in our state.” COCTW energizes the state of Colorado by recognizing second-stage companies that are developing valuable product and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and creating new industries throughout the state. This year, 50 winners were chosen from among 400 nominees in a rigorous multi-round selection process.
Pactimo CEO Frank Kim said, “We’re very honored to be one of the companies selected this year. It’s certainly a reflection of the entire Pactimo team’s passion for excellence, integrity, and giving back to our community. Although our reach is global, we’re proud of our Colorado heritage. We’re thankful for this opportunity to highlight what a great place Colorado is to live, work, and of course, to cycle.”
About Colorado Companies to Watch
Colorado Companies to Watch is a dynamic program honoring growing companies that are developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and building new industries throughout Colorado. High performance, second-stage companies account for most of the economic growth, community development and economic independence in our state. The State of Colorado supports Colorado Companies to Watch through the Office of Economic Development and International Trade both in leadership and sponsorship. This statewide effort sought out nominations from all sectors and communities and is not industry specific. The winners represent a broad range of economic sectors and regions of our great state. Companies to Watch (CTW) is a national awards program developed by the Edward Lowe Foundation to honor second-stage companies. To learn more about Colorado Companies to Watch, sponsoring, partnering or to nominate a company for the 2012 awards please visit www.colorado.companiestowatch.org.
Colorado Companies to Watch is hosted by a collaboration lead by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation and organizations throughout Colorado; the 2011 program is presented by M3 Insurance Solutions for Business. For a complete list of Organizations and Sponsors, visit www.colorado.companiestowatch.org.
About The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) offers a host of programs and services tailored to support business development at every level. They include business retention and relocations service, a bioscience and emerging industries program, business finance programs like the Economic Development Commission and Business Loan Funds, the Colorado Tourism Office, the Colorado Creative Industries, which includes the Office of Firm, Television and Media and the state’s Art in Public Places program, the Colorado International Trade Office, the Colorado Small Business Development Centers, minority and women-owned business services and economic research. For more information, please visit www.AdvanceColorado.com.
Pactimo is a leading performance apparel company specializing in premium custom and dynamic designed technical apparel for cyclists and tri-athletes. Based in Colorado, Pactimo is listed on the 2011 Colorado Companies to Watch, and has been named two consecutive years to the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the U.S. For more information on Pactimo go to pactimo.com.