Back in 1981 inventor Stan Mason was an INC. cover subject featured in a story about innovators. His 18-year-old R&D firm, Simco, continues to help Fortune 500 companies develop products, but it also spawns ideas that Mason pursues on his own. His latest: dry-ink fingerprinting kits he says are cleaner and clearer. The kits are made by Family Security Systems, in Weston, Conn.
-- Leslie Brokaw* * *