Company Profile

Bright Machines

Leverages machine learning, 3-D simulation, and other technologies to create efficient, fully programmable assembly lines

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Manufacturing
Year Founded
2018
Location
San Francisco, California
Leadership
Amar Hanspal
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Manufacturing (2021),
Manufacturing (2020)
Bright Machines created Brightware Studio, a manufacturing software that ultimately allows workers with less technical expertise to program, run, and analyze assembly processes in local micro-factories.
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AIS

Manufactures commercial office furniture including dividers, screens, and other products that enable social distancing

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Manufacturing
Year Founded
1989
Location
Leominster, Massachusetts
Leadership
Bruce Platzman
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Manufacturing (2021)
AIS organized a massive mask-sewing effort that affected more than half a million people, and spearheaded the Renew New England program, which brings organizations together to buy and sell locally and return money to the regional economy.
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The Vertical Collective

Streamlines companies' process for designing, developing, and manufacturing lifestyle products

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Manufacturing
Year Founded
2015
Location
Solana Beach, California
Leadership
Katherine Zabloudil, Morgaine McGee, Morgaine McGee
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Manufacturing (2021)
The Vertical Collective has been using its manufacturing expertise to produce millions of masks and other PPE for the government and health care agencies. This year it launched an incubator program to assist entrepreneurs with supply-chain issues.
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Inc. 5000
No. 35 (2021)

Participant

Produces films and television shows aimed at raising awareness of social causes and promoting positive social change

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Media
Year Founded
2004
Location
Los Angeles, California
Leadership
David Linde, David Linde
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Media (2021),
Media (2020)
Participant makes award-winning films, such as Judas and the Black Messiah, that seek to educate audiences and inspire social change.
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Scribe Media

Assists entrepreneurs and other business professionals publish and market their books

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Media
Year Founded
2014
Location
Austin, Texas
Leadership
JeVon McCormick
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Media (2021)
Scribe launched Unheard Voices, a nonprofit arm of the company that offers free or deeply discounted publishing services to authors who can't afford them. Through the Scribe Book School, a series of online video courses, the company also offers its entire book-writing process for free.
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