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Recognized for Providing Exceptional Benefits and a Fun Work Environment

KENNEBUNK, ME — October 9th, 2014 — Plixer International, a leading threat detection and forensic evidence provider, announced today that they ranked 8th in the 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine Small Employer Category. The official rankings were revealed at the awards banquet held on October 8th in Portland.

The Best Places to Work in Maine program, founded by the Society for Human Resources Management Maine State Council, recognized 70 companies in Maine that have established and consistently fostered outstanding workplace environments.

“This award tells us that our employees like being a part of Plixer, that they like our culture and feel that advancement is attainable,” says Michael Patterson, CEO & Co-Founder of Plixer International. “We expect our company to grow by 50% this year and finding the right talent while maintaining a fun and innovative work environment may be a challenge. We can’t lose sight of providing optimal customer service and exceptional products while we find more qualified people.”

This is the third year in a row that Plixer has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine. In the last four months alone, Plixer has promoted 8 people, hired 6 more employees, and currently they are actively seeking 10 more people to fill important roles within the company. To try and fill these positions, the company is holding an open house on November 4th at 5PM ET at their Kennebunk headquarters in Maine.

“We are a different kind of company,” says Marc Bilodeau, VP & Co-Founder of Plixer International. “We have to be if we’re going to attract the type of talent that is going to help our company grow. Great pay and benefits are only the start, employees want to work in an innovative environment that encourages participation and recognizes hard work with good incentives.”

Plixer provides employees with beer Fridays, snowmobile trips, summer outings and an exceptional matching 401K plan. Currently the company is in the process of increasing its facility by 2000 square feet to make room for additional work areas, a larger company meeting room, and a new Plixer Café. To learn more about career opportunities at Plixer, visit

About Plixer

Plixer International, Inc. is a leading threat detection and forensic evidence provider focused at engineering the very best system for uncovering unwanted communication behaviors. Rather than depending on packet signatures, their strategy uncovers unwanted communications by leveraging NetFlow, IPFIX, sFlow and other derivatives. The company was built by network and system engineers who understand the need for scalable distributed collection solutions that meet the dynamic demands of security and network professionals. Customers include CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer. To learn more, please visit

About Best Places to Work in Maine

The Best Places to Work in Maine award is managed by the Best Companies Group (BCG) which is dedicated to establishing “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies” and “Best Employers” programs. These awards are an effort to distinguish companies who demonstrate incredible leadership and are superior in workplace excellence. They research the dynamics and characteristics of participating companies, analyze the data and produce a “Best” distinction that will make the company, the selected region (or industry) and the organizing partners proud. The very mission of Best Companies Group is to “identify and recognize” places of employment that are leading the way in defining the employee experience of the 21st century. To learn more, please visit:

Plixer Contact:
Cíntia Miranda, Pulse Marketing Agency for Plixer.

TMC Contact
Rebecca Conyngham
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 287

Published in Press Releases 2014