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17. Hittite Microwave

17. Hittite Microwave
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 17 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Stephen Daly
Headquarters: Chelmsford, IL
Employees: 332
Industry: Technology
Revenue: $180.3 million
(four quarters to 12/31/08)
Return to investors: 8.38%
(three years to 12/81/08, annualized rate)

Though they might sound like a company that would sell kitchen appliances to the Flintstones, Hittite actually designs integrated circuits and instruments that are primarily used for high-tech communications and military uses.
From the July/August 2009 issue of Fortune Small Business magazine
Source: Zacks
Revenue is for the most recent four quarters ended on or before 12/31/08.

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