II-VI Listed Among Businessweek’s Hot 100 Growth Companies for 2006

II-VI, a maker of infrared optics and radiation equipment has made the list
of Businessweek’s
Hot 100 Growth companies of 2006
. Company profits have reportedly risen
an average of 50 percent per year for the last three years. Revenues for the
same period have risen an average of 19 percent per year. As of the Q3 of fiscal
2006, the company reported booking orders totaling $183.5 million during the
nine month period. The company’s products are used in industrial, medical,
military, security, and aerospace applications. The company was co-founded by
Carl J. Johnson in 1971 and has its headquarters in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania.
The company ranks number 97 on the Businessweek list.