In just 20 years, Columbus-based Srico has quite the resumé. The innovative hi-tech company makes integrated optical waveguide components and optoelectronic subsystems. Among its clients are the aerospace industry, The US Department of Defense, Homeland Security and communications companies — to name a few. Srico was founded by Sri Sriram, a former researcher with Battelle Memorial Institute, in 1990. Srico specializes in devices to transmit data or gather information using lasers and fiber optic lines. It employs 10 and has annual revenue of more than $1 million. The company's award-winning engineering team brings extensive expertise in integrated optics, electro-optic materials, optoelectronics, fiber optics, electrical and electronic engineering.