Edit ModuleShow Tags

Colorado Companies to Watch spotlight: Geotech Environmental Equipment


Published:

www.geotechenv.com

Snapshot: Geotech Environmental Equipment Inc. manufactures and distributes equipment used for sampling, monitoring and remediating groundwater and soil pollution. Its customers include international government, consulting and private industry. The company was founded in 1978.

Leadership: Jeffrey Popiel became president and chief executive officer of the company in 2008. Revenue increased 8 percent in 2011 and is expected grow 14 percent this year.

Work force: The company employed 91 full-time and two part-time workers in 2011 and expects to add six more full-time workers this year.

Pivotal moment: Prompted by the U.S. Geological Survey, a customer since the company’s early days as a machine shop, Geotech began machining parts for other companies and developed a new product.

Global reach: In addition to its 125,000-square-foot Denver-based factory and headquarters, Geotech operates service centers in five other states, a European Sales Center in Barcelona, Spain, plus a representative office in Beijing, China.

Community: Geotech has raised more than $100,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Popiel serves on the executive committee of the World Trade Center of Denver.

Edit Module
the staff of ColoradoBiz

Get more of our current issue | Subscribe to the magazine | Get our Free e-newsletter

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

Why you should be sleeping on the job

Decades ago, Seinfeld’s George Costanza was nearly busted for office-hour sleeping sessions under his desk. Today, though, a growing number of companies are waking up to the benefits of power naps.

How to decide if an IPO is right for you

It’s a perplexing time for middle market Colorado executives who are deciding how best to raise capital for their companies. For starters, let’s look at a few recent examples of companies trying to navigate the present market.

AOL's founder stops in Denver to spotlight the American dream

Steve Case has taken to the streets on a cross-country Rise of the Rest tour to shine a spotlight on entrepreneurial ecosystems between the coasts. And this year’s five-day, five-city excursion- Oct. 3-7- makes its way to the Mile High City on Oct. 4.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Thanks for contributing to our community-- please keep your comments in good taste and appropriate for our business professional readers.

Add your comment: