Focus: 10 companies to watch in 2014

In a perfect world, every company would be smart enough, fleet-footed enough and wily enough to be a top performer—without capitalism being compromised, clients suffering, or revenue declining. In reality, competition in the business world ranges from reasonable to ruthless, and success may arguably hinge half on sheer force of will and half on serendipity.

In the Colorado Springs metropolitan area, there are hundreds of companies worth noting and admiring, including Altia Inc., Apogee Engineering, Atargis Energy Corp., Diversified Machine Systems, Fatbike LLC, Linear Manufacturing, Pikes Peak Brewing Company in Monument, Optical Engines Inc., RCS Pros LLC, Spectranetics Corp. and many more. Given the constraints of time and space, the Business Journal could cover only 10 companies.

Read the inside scoop in our Focus section. These businesses range from public relations, to real estate, to architectural design, to technology. Who knows? Next year, your company could be on the list.

(Click on a logo below to read about that company.)

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