ILLUMINA INC.

President and CEO: Jay T. Flatley.

Revenue: $903 million for the year ended Jan. 3, 2011; $666 million for the year ended Jan. 3, 2010.

Net income: $125 million in 2011; $72 million in 2010.

No. of local employees: 1,850.

Headquarters: University Towne Center area.

Year founded: 1998.

Stock symbol and exchange: ILMN on the Nasdaq.

Company description: A maker of sequencing devices and related services used in human genome research.

Key factors for success: Illumina is an innovator developing new pathways to broaden the market for its products and services in sequencing the human genome, as well as plant and animal species.

Illumina Inc...

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