Think of Paso Robles, and golden hills, grazing cattle and some of California’s best wines come to mind.
Add to that list a global software firm.
Twenty-one years ago, Randy and Nancy Flamm mortgaged their house to found IQMS, a company headquartered in Paso Robles that delivers software in eight languages to more than 400 manufacturing companies around the world. Today, IQMS has a headcount of around 100 and has been profitable every year since it was founded. Though the company doesn’t disclose exact figures, it said profits are up 50 percent this year.