About Plexon Inc
Plexon is a pioneer and leading innovator of custom high performance solutions for data acquisition, behavioral research and advanced analysis specifically designed for neuroscience research. Our equipment and solutions lay the foundation for work performed around the globe in fields such as basic science, Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMI), neurodegenerative diseases, addictive behaviors and neuroprosthetics.
Plexon’s mission is to be an investigator’s most dependable research partner. To support that mission, we have built the following robust solutions that address many aspects of the most challenging areas in research:
- Our flagship OmniPlex® Neural Data Acquisition System,
- Our advanced Behavioral Research Systems, CinePlex® and CineLyzer®
- Our innovative PlexBright® Optogenetic Stimulation System.
Plexon’s customers represent some of the most progressive domestic and international academic facilities, research hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and governmental laboratories. Based on research utilizing Plexon products, those labs have published thousands of articles – a great many are found on the pages of neuroscience’s most prestigious peer-reviewed journals such as Science, Nature and Neuron.
Founded in 1983 in Dallas, Texas by Harvey Wiggins, Plexon (under the initial name of Spectrum Scientific) has grown from a one-person shop to a full team of innovative engineers, biophysicists and neuroscientists with highly specialized expertise focused entirely on neuroscience research. Over the years, Plexon’s unwavering commitment to both our customers and the research industry has resulted in numerous corporate awards for customer satisfaction and impressive growth.
Harvey and the technology available through Plexon continue to be a driving force in the industry. Following 15 years of initial research and development, compounded by 30 years of commercial experience around the globe, Plexon remains steadfast in our commitment to servicing researchers exclusively.
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Plexon is pleased to support many of the most progressive academic facilities, research hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, neuroscience companies and governmental laboratories around the world. We serve researchers in over 54 countries on five continents, operating more than 1,000 full Plexon systems.
Based on research utilizing Plexon products, those labs have published thousands of articles – a great many of which reside on the pages of neuroscience’s most prestigious peer-reviewed journals such as Science, Nature and Journal of Neuroscience. Thousands more posters, abstracts, and presentations have been built on Plexon-supported research.
At Plexon, we know the importance and influence that high quality research based on validated techniques and equipment can have on achieving acceptance into the most coveted publications and so do thousands of researchers who would not base their data and reputation on anything other than Plexon.
Year after year, Plexon is honored to be recognized locally and nationally as one of the most successful and growing companies in the high technology sector. Although the awards are appreciated, what they represent is more important to Plexon.
Fastest Growing Metroplex High-Tech Companies
The Fastest Growing Metroplex High-Tech Companies Award is the Dallas Business Journal’s recognition of the most successful, high-growth companies in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
Tech Titans Fast Tech Award
Since 2001, the Tech Titans Fast Tech Award offered by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas, recognizes the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North Texas.
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award
The Technology Fast 500 is the prestigious ranking of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte & Touche, LLP and based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth over five years.
Deloitte Texas Crescent Technology Fast 50 Award
The Texas Crescent Technology Fast 50 Award, presented by Deloitte & Touche in association with Haynes and Boone, Merrill Lynch and NASDAQ, ranks technology companies throughout Texas based on revenue growth over five years.
Dallas 100 Award
Founded by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Cox School of Business of Southern Methodist University in 1990, the Dallas 100 Award identifies and honors the 100 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas area based on legal status, location, three year revenue, credit report and character.
FastTech 50 Award
The FastTech 50 Award, as recognized by Arthur Andersen, Sevin Rosen Funds and the Dallas Business Journal, distinguishes 50 of the fastest growing high technology companies in the Dallas/Fort Worth area well on its way to becoming the industry leaders of the future, and whose vision and enterprise continue to challenge the status quo.