Fort Collins’ OtterBox came in at No. 6 with 750 employees. Headed by Brian Thomas, the company employees four family members, and has stayed in the family for 15 years, spanning two generations.
Loveland is also home to Madwire Media LLC, which had the largest rank change of the Northern Colorado companies. With 140 employees, it jumped to No. 24, up five slots from last year when it ranked 29.
Sitting at No. 37 is Fort Collins Brewery & Gravity 1020. The craft brewery has been family-owned for nine years and has 75 employees.
Loveland’s Numerica Corporation ranked No. 47 with 50 employees. It has been in the family for 17 years and employs five relatives.