About the business:
DeatschWerks, located in Oklahoma City, has been creating and selling high-performance fuel injectors since 2004. Originally a personal hobby of CEO David Deastch, the company now serves customers in 13 countries. Deastch has a degree in microbiology and worked in a cancer lab before starting DeatschWerks. In 2004, he began selling his products via eBay. Two years later, Deastch quit his job as a microbiologist to focus on his new business. DeatschWerks recently landed contracts to supply injectors to the Department of Defense.
This year's Inner City 100 companies have fought off a sluggish economy through a combination of smart investment and savvy strategy. Here's how they are doing it.
|Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million golden parachute|
|GM's recalled Cobalt was a failure from the start|
|Canadians arrest a Heartbleed hacker|
|Obama would cut deficits by another $1 trillion|
|Hybrid laundromat-cafes are popping up across the country|