List highlights 50 companies in the area with exceptional growth and leadership
RALEIGH, N.C. – November 5, 2010 – FM:Systems, a provider of integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) and computer-aided facility management (CAFM) software, today announced it was named as one of the fastest growing companies in the Triangle area of North Carolina by the Triangle Business Journal. Companies were selected based on dollar growth, percentage rate of growth, and profitability over a three year period.
The Fast 50 winners were selected and ranked based on revenue numbers analyzed by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“It is through organizations such as FM:Systems that the IFMA Foundation is able to support the facility management community and conduct research projects,” said Will Rub, executive director for the IFMA Foundation. “With the FM:Interact Sustainability Module, companies can build greener workplaces and help to develop the facility management profession.”
Recent Company Milestones
The company attributes its Fast 50 status to recent successes such as:
Company Revenue Growth — Last year FM:Systems experienced revenue growth of 15 percent, with continued growth expected this year. The FM:Interact customer base continues to grow as well with 37 new customers added in 2009 and 41 new customers added thus far in 2010. A few of the new customers selecting FM:Systems include Raytheon Network Centric Systems (NCS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory and Navy Federal Credit Union.
Staff Growth — FM:Systems added 17 employees between 2009-2010.
Partner Growth — FM:Systems recently expanded its of business partners. Autodesk is partnering with FM:Systems to bring the benefits of building information modeling (BIM) to the operations phase of a building’s lifecycle, and named FM:Systems the preferred industry partner for facility management. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is another recent key alliance for FM:Systems, enabling the delivery of JLL’s occupancy planning and space data management services supported by the products available in FM:Interact.
FM:Interact Product Enhancements — FM:Systems made significant enhancements to the FM:Interact product line with the launch of Versions 7.2 and 8.0. The new versions include a Sustainability Module, a BIM Integration Component, an upgrade to the .NET platform, and enhanced support for mobile access. These upgrades enable customers to manage and track sustainability initiatives and utilize the revolutionary new BIM technology, as well as increasing the security, reliability, and functionality of FM:Systems products.
About FM:Systems, Inc.
By connecting people, place and process, FM:Systems helps facilities and real-estate professionals improve customer service, reduce costs and increase productivity enterprise-wide. FM:Systems Web-based software improves management of space, occupancy, moves, maintenance, leases and property. Customer results include: real estate costs reduced by 15 percent, move spend reduced by 88 percent, enterprise productivity savings of $1.5 million and an internal customer satisfaction rate of 97 percent.
Many of the world’s leading organizations rely on FM:Systems products, including Ally, CA Technologies, Devon Energy, FINRA, Freddie Mac, Herman Miller, Indiana University, Lockheed Martin, Northwestern University, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Progress Energy, and Target stores.
FM:Systems is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, and conducts business in the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about FM:Systems, please visit www.fmsystems.com or call 1-800-648-8030.
Crossroads Public Relations on behalf of FM:Systems