IndUS Business Journal Ranks Artech #15 Fastest Growing Company


CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ – November 20, 2007 – Artech Information Systems was ranked the 15th Fastest Growing South Asian Companies by IndUS Business Journal. The category ranks the fastest growing US-based companies with an executive of South Asian descent serving in a senior management position.   

Artech is presided over by Ms. Ranjini Poddar who was recognized in 2002 by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC) as one of “50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business” and awarded the “AWIB 2001 Entrepreneurial Leadership Award” by the Asian Women in Business. In 2008, she received an Enterprising Women of the Year award and in 2007 was a finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year® award.
Ms. Poddar co-founded Artech in 1992 with a vision of raising the bar of IT Consulting Services.   Artech now employs over 2,000 professionals across the US, India and China, and is a Preferred Tier-1 Vendor and Diversity Supplier to more than 25 Fortune 500 companies. Artech’s core offering includes IT Staff Augmentation, Consulting, Project Delivery services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).
Artech is a Minority- and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) and has been certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). In 2007, Artech—sponsored by IBM—received membership into NMSDC’s distinguished Corporate Plus® program, which recognizes Artech’s proven capacity to support national contracts for Fortune 500 and other major corporations.
Artech is also ranked among the fastest growing companies in the US by Deloitte’s Fast Technology 50 (2004-2007), CRN Fast Growth 100 (2006-2007), the MBN 100 (2006-2007),and Inc.
About IndUS Business Journal
The IndUS Business Journal is the sole business-to-business newspaper covering the Indian and South Asian business community in the United States, as well as trade and investment issues between South Asia and the United States. Founded in 2000, the paper consistently ranks among Yahoo’s Directory of Top Business News Sites.  The Asian-Indian community is the fastest growing and most affluent ethnic segment in the United States. For more information on the newspaper, visit
The yearly Fastest Growing South Asian Company list ranks companies by their total three year growth rate between Fiscal Year 2003 and FY 2006. Firms must have reported at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003 and recorded consistent year-to-year revenue growth in order to qualify. Only firms that were willing to publicly release revenue figures to the IndUS Business Journal were included.

Media Contact:
Antonio Carrion
Marketing & Communications Manager
Artech Information Systems L.L.C.
Phone: (973) 993-9383 Ext 269