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Flow Science Named One of The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security

Posted By: Flow Science
Date:Thu, 23 Aug 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Flow Science’s unwavering commitment to their employees’ long-term financial well-being has earned them national acclaim. An independent judging panel of employee benefits experts named Flow Science as one of the 2012 winners of The Principal® 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.

Judges selected Flow Science because of their commitment to their employees through a focus on employee benefits, such as wellness and retirement programs, designed to improve both physical health and financial security. Flow Science is an engineering software company with roots in the Los Alamos National Labs that currently employs 28 people. Flow Science develops computational fluid dynamics software products, including its flagship software, FLOW-3D.

"Flow Science and other Principal 10 Best winners continue to set the standard for improving employee financial security; they realize an investment in their employees constitutes an investment in their own future well-being," said Luke Vandermillen, vice president at the Principal Financial Group®. "Winning companies offer a number of ways to impact the long-term physical and financial health of their employees and understand the direct connection between well-rounded benefits, a healthier workforce and a better bottom line."

The Principal Financial Group sponsors the national program, which is now in its eleventh year. It honors growing companies (five-1,000 employees) for their commitment to their employees’ financial security.

"We are proud to have been named to The Principal 10 Best list," said Thomas Jensen, President at Flow Science. "We are committed to investing in our employees and appreciate the opportunity to share our best practices with other growing businesses."

As part of the recognition, The Principal® awards a donation to a charity selected by each winning company. Flow Science chose The Food Depot, whose mission is to end hunger in New Mexico, to receive the $2,500 donation. For more information about the Food Depot, visit:

Learn more about The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security at

About Flow Science

Flow Science, Inc. is a privately-held software company specializing in transient, free-surface CFD modeling software for industrial and scientific applications worldwide. Flow Science has distributors for FLOW-3D sales and support in nations throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. FLOW-3D is a registered trademark in the US and other countries. Flow Science’s headquarters is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Flow Science can be found on the internet at

About the Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group (The Principal ®) is a global investment management leader including retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $367.1 billion in assets under management and serves some 18.2 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit

Press Contacts

Amanda Ruggles, Flow Science, 505-982-0088 or
Sonja Sorrel, The Principal, 515-362-2431 or

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