InformationWeek’s annual “Elite 100” corporate list for innovative technology includes several firms located in or have big operations around the Triangle as well as the City of Asheville and Carolinas HealthCare.

“The 2015 Elite 100 companies are applying emerging technology in practical ways that will rewrite the rules of business,” InformationWeek says.

Triangle and N.C. firms/operations on the list:

  • Pfizer came in at No. 10.
  • Biogen was recognized at No. 13.
  • Merck took 14th spot
  • The City of Asheville ranked 40th.
  • GlaxoSmithKline came in at No. 71.
  • Martin Marietta Materials placed 73rd.
  • Quintiles made the list at No. 96.
  • Carolinas HealthCare Systems in Charlotte placed 88th.

​The top 10:

1. UPS

2. Boeing

3. Jet Propulsion Labs, California Institute of Technology

4. Avnet

5. The Weather Comapny

6. FedEx

7. ConocoPhillips

8. Allstate

9. University of Pennsylvania Health System

10. Pfizer

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