Integra at the Top! Integra Optics voted a “Top Workplace” in NY’s Capital Region

LATHAM, N.Y., April 28, 2015 — Integra Optics was named a top workplace this week in the Time Union newspaper’s list of the 2015 “Top Workplaces” in the Capital Region. Integra Optics is the nation’s fastest-growing fiber optics solutions provider, and the #2 fastest-growing company in New York State’s Capital Region.

Of the 50 companies that made the Albany-based newspaper’s list of “Top Workplaces”, Integra Optics was ranked at #18 in the small business category. The newspaper describes a “Top Workplace” as one at which employees feel inspired, appreciated, and are contributing to something meaningful.

“The culture at Integra Optics is very entrepreneurial,” says COO Jeff DeWeese. “We give our employees the freedom to grow in areas where they feel they can add the most value.”

DeWeese continued: “We are a young, progressive company, and it’s a fun place to work! Our employees like coming here every day, and we have a great team atmosphere. We do a lot of team activities and events to continue to build the connectivity for the people who work here.” 

Founder, CEO, and CTO Dave Prescott added that Integra Optics “fosters a culture of innovation that is reflected by our employees’ passion for developing high quality fiber optics solutions and delivering outstanding customer service. Our team takes great pride in the work that they do, and they are responsible for making Integra Optics into a market leader.”

The “Top Workplaces” for 2015 were selected based on survey results from thousands of employees at organizations across the Capital Region. The survey was conducted by leading research firm WorkplaceDynamics. Questions centered around employee connection with the company, direction the company is headed, company operations, job satisfaction, manager satisfaction, and employee compensation and benefits. The “Top Workplaces” for 2015 list is divided into large, midsize, and small workplaces, which is the category that Integra Optics earned a #18 in ranking.

About Integra Optics

Integra Optics is the nation’s fastest-growing fiber optics solutions provider and the #2 fastest-growing company in New York State’s Capital Region, according to the 2014 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies. Integra Optics has earned national recognition for its industry standard optical transceivers that are compatible with virtually all network platforms. Its deep portfolio of high-performance optical equipment also includes passives, fiber jumpers, and testing equipment. Check out their website at