chose VTLS because the company has done a superb job of
foreseeing global trends and meeting customer needs through
the introduction of new technologies into the marketplace,"
says Gary Atkinson of Virginia's Center for Innovative
Technology, who served as the awards committee Chairperson.
"VTLS' technology is very innovative and is used in libraries,
museums, corporations and archives around the
tools for library automation systems
cited VTLS' newest products as a deciding factor for
presenting the award to the company. Atkinson noted that the
awards committee was very impressed with VTLS' Radio Frequency
Identification Solution (RFID) that provides a revolutionary
tool for use in library automation systems.
"Our goal at
NCTC is to help make this region one of the best places to
build a technology enterprise. VTLS is an example of a
successful, locally built company that has sustained its place
as an international leader in its industry," said NCTC
Executive Director Gordie Zeigler. The NCTC is a private
non-profit organization, supported by its over 170 business
members and sponsors.
Left to right: Congressman Bob
Goodlatte, George Nichols (VTLS VP of Finance), Dr. Vinod
Chachra (CEO of VTLS) and Under Secretary of Commerce for
Technology, Phillip Bond.
"We are honoured to have been chosen
as the high-tech company of the year," says Dr. Vinod Chachra,
CEO of VTLS. "I would also like to thank the businesses of
Serendipity and KPMG for nominating us for the award and also
note that business success comes through teamwork. I am so
very proud to be a part of a wonderful team at VTLS that has
contributed to this exceptional