ECJC Graduate Client, Rhythm Engineering Announced as Winner of the 2012 Outstanding Incubator Graduate at the 26th International Conference on Business Incubation
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, May 11, 2012 – Rhythm Engineering, a former client of the Enterprise Center of Johnson County (ECJC) was honored on May 8, 2012 as the 2012 Outstanding Incubator Graduate company at the National Business Incubation Association’s (NBIA) 26th International Conference. The recognition is part of the annual NBIA Incubation Awards honoring the industry’s best business incubators, client companies and graduates. The NBIA organization has more than 1,900 members in over 60 countries.
Rhythm Engineering was founded by Dr. Reggie Chandra in 2005 and was located in the ECJC incubator space until December 2009. “ECJC was a catalyst for our rapid growth, landing Rhythm Engineering on the Inc. 500 list as the 64th fastest-growing private company in the U.S. in 2011,” says Dr. Reggie Chandra. “We are making a real difference for millions of Americans, and it all started with the help of ECJC’s business incubation program.” The company graduated from the ECJC incubator with 11 employees and has since grown to 36 employees.
Located in Lenexa, Kansas, Rhythm Engineering designs, manufactures, markets, and sells the best-selling adaptive traffic control system in the U.S. Their patent-protected InSync system has been third-party tested and shown to reduce stops at traffic lights by 80%, travel time by up to 50%, fuel consumption by a third and accidents by 25%. For more information, visit www.rhythmtraffic.com
The Enterprise Center of Johnson County is a non-profit business incubator providing advisory services, networking connections, access to funding resources, entrepreneurial education and office space for high-growth companies. For more information, visit www.ecjc.com