BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Small satellite manufacturer and mission services provider Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) today announced it has made the 2019 Inc. 5000: The Most Successful Companies in America list, an annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. Blue Canyon ranked in the top fifth, coming in at No. 894.
This is the third year BCT has earned a place in the rankings. Only one in approximately eight companies have ranked several times.
“We are at the forefront of navigating the new frontiers of space, and we are proud that Inc. has recognized our growth and contributions,” said George Stafford, CEO and president of Blue Canyon Technologies. “This prestigious ranking not only demonstrates our company’s success as a leader in the space industry, but also represents the opportunity we can offer to new, innovative talent as our company grows.”
The ranking comes at a period of high growth for the company. BCT is currently building more than 60 spacecraft for government, commercial and academic missions. The company has doubled in size over the past 12 months and plans to open its new 80,000-square-foot headquarters and production facility in 2020.
Unlike many competitors in the sector, BCT is employee-owned and offers hands-on and immersive opportunities. The company is currently working on highly visibly, high-impact missions to low earth orbit, geosynchronous orbit, lunar orbit, and the first CubeSats to travel to another planet (MarCO). The MarCO mission just won the SmallSat Mission of the Year Award for 2019 From the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
BCT is hiring for several roles in the areas of engineering, mission operations, and manufacturing to accommodate growth. To learn more about career opportunity at Blue Canyon Technologies visit https://bluecanyontech.com/careers.
Blue Canyon Technologies, Inc., (BCT) a Colorado-based private company founded in 2008 to bring innovative, reliable and affordable solutions to space missions, is an experienced integrator of aerospace systems and developer of advanced aerospace products and technologies. BCT is a vertically integrated spacecraft manufacturer supporting nearly 40 unique missions with over 70 spacecraft. The company currently has more than 60 satellites in production and is developing a new 80,000-square-foot facility for high rate production.
BCT has supported missions for The U.S. Air Force, NASA, The Defense Advanced Research Project (DARPA) and many others and provided the Attitude Control Systems for the first interplanetary CubeSats which successfully traveled to Mars. The company has been recognized with awards including Inc Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies, 2017 Colorado Companies to Watch, and the 2019 Colorado Biz Made in Colorado Emerging Manufacturer Winner.
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