MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC.

CEO: David Schramm.

Revenue: $157.3 million in 2011; $121.9 million in 2010.

Net income: $849,000 in 2011; net loss of $6 million in 2010.

No. of local employees: 250.

Headquarters: Kearny Mesa.

Year founded: 1965.

Stock symbol and exchange: MXWL on Nasdaq.

Company description: Designer and manufacturer of energy storage and power delivery products.

Key factors for success: Its key product, the ultracapacitor, is seeing strong demand in a number of industries including bus and rail transportation and wind generation.

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