THE OPTIMIZATION FIRM develops software tools to help companies minimize costs, maximize profits, and optimize their operations.

The company's flagship product, BARON, is a computational system for solving nonconvex optimization problems to global optimality. Purely continuous, purely integer, and mixed-integer nonlinear problems can be solved with the software.

BARON is in use by companies in market sectors including the chemical process industries, pharmaceuticals, energy production, engineering design, and asset management firms.