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Manufacturing Solutions
By Crissa Shoemaker DeBree Staff writer
Photo Credit: Bill Fraser / Staff Photographer 

For more than 50 years, EFE Laboratories of Horsham has solved problems.

EFE, one of the oldest contract manufacturers in the region, builds equipment that other companies lack the time, or expertise, to create themselves.

And EFE is growing, targeting new markets and new business that will help it continue thriving in the future. Its success hasn’t gone unnoticed, and has landed EFE on the Philadelphia 100 list of the region’s fastest growing businesses for the first time in its history.

“We are at our core a manufacturing company, with aspirations of world-class manufacturing capabilities,” said Kip Anthony, EFE’s president. “We assess and try to understand (customers’) business plan, we use our manufacturing capabilities and engineering capabilities and leverage them to increase the return on their investment.”

EFE is No. 38 on the list, which is sponsored by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Business Journal and the Wharton Small Business Development Center and is based on revenue growth.

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