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Synaptics Named One of Forbes' Top 10 Small Tech Companies
Oct 31, 2013 (01:10 PM EDT)
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced its recognition on the Forbes Best Small Companies list for the seventh straight year. Synaptics is proud to have come in at number 7 on the Best Small Tech Companies list and number 19 across all industries. Recognizing leading companies based on a combination of growth factors and stock performance, this ranking further solidifies Synaptics' dominance in the smartphone, tablet and notebook PC markets.
"Forbes' acknowledgment of Synaptics' sustained performance underscores our market leadership, and we look forward to working with our partners to continue our track record of delivering innovative solutions to market," said Rick Bergman, president and CEO of Synaptics. "Our industry leading system level engineering experience is a driving force behind our performance, and we couldn't maintain our edge without a world class team of employees."
Synaptics continues to grow its leadership in the touch solutions space and expand its presence in a wide variety of mobile and notebook PC products. Over the last 12 months, Synaptics has announced several design wins with major OEM partners including Samsung, Amazon and others, which has led to increased market penetration against competitors, as well as a 60 percent rise in stock value driven by customer implementations. Synaptics recently acquired Validity Sensors, Inc., a leading provider of fingerprint authentication solutions for smartphones, tablets and notebook PCs, further expanding its reputation as the industry's leading provider of human interface solutions.
For further information about this list, please visit: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jjcolao/2013/10/09/americas-best-small-companies-the-20-top-names-in-tech/.
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