Press Release

  • For Immediate Release
  • 9/23/00

Scientific Software Tools, Inc. Named One of Eastern Pennsylvania's Fastest Growing Companies in Deloitte & Touche "Fast 50" Program

"One of the regions fastest-growing technology companies"

MEDIA, PA September 23, 2000 - Scientific Software Tools, Inc. (SST) has been named to Deloitte & Touche's prestigious "Fast 50" Program for Eastern Pennsylvania, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the area. Rankings are based on a percentage of growth in revenues from 1995-1999 (five-year period).

"To attain a listing on the Fast 50 is no easy feat, and we at Deloitte & Touche congratulate Scientific Software Tools, Inc. for attaining this honor," said Mike Purcell and Sam Silvers.

Scientific Software Tools, Inc's increase in revenues of 306% over the five-year period resulted in a 25th ranking overall in the Fast 50 for Eastern Pennsylvania.

To qualify for the Fast 50, companies must have had revenues of at least $50,000, in 1995 and at least $1,000,000 in 1999; must be public or private companies headquartered in eastern Pennsylvania; and be "technology companies" defined as a company that produces technology, manufactures a technology product, is technologically intensive, uses technology in problem solving, or devotes a high percentage of effort to research and development of technology.

Winners of the 21 regional Fast 50 programs in the United States are automatically entered in the Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 500 program, which ranks the nation's top 500 fastest-growing technology companies. For more information on the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 or Fast 500 programs, visit the web site at

Deloitte & Touche, one of the nation's leading professional services firms, provides assurance and advisory, tax, and management consulting services through 30,000 people in more than 100 U.S. cities. The Firm is dedicated to helping clients and our people excel. Known as an employer of choice for its innovative human resources programs, Deloitte & Touche has been recognized as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in America" by Fortune magazine for three consecutive years. Deloitte & Touche is part of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, one of the world's leading professionals services firms, with more than 90,000 people in over 130 countries. For more information, please visit Deloitte & Touche's web site at

For more information contact: Elise Furman, Scientific Software Tools, 1023 East Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Media, PA 19063.

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