Last month, PPB Newslink brought news of industry companies’ placement on Inc. magazine’s 5,000 list of the country’s fastest-growing private companies. We’d heard news of Motivators, Inc. (UPIC: MOTIV8RS), Office Beacon (UPIC: beacon) and a number of Proforma’s (UPIC: PROFORMA) affiliated distributors making the list. But they weren’t all. PPB Newslink has learned of other industry companies on the magazine’s prestigious ranking.
2011 was the first year for industry service provider iPROMTEu (UPIC: IPRO9320) to make the list, its year-over-year revenue growth for the past three years placing it 3,685 nationally. The Wayland, Massachusetts-based company placed 339 in the Business Products and Services category, with a three-year growth of 42 percent.
The company’s president and CEO, Ross Silverstein, says: “”We’re thrilled to be included on Inc.’s list of the fastest-growing companies in America. The recognition is a testament to the strength of our business model. I’d like to acknowledge and thank iPROMOTEu’s hard-working employees, its loyal affiliates, its suppliers and all its other supporters for their contribution to our growth and success.”
National Gift Card Corp (UPIC: NGCGROUP) made the list for the second consecutive year. The Elgin, Illinois, company ranked 1,340 overall and 101 in the Business Products and Services category.
Salt Lake City, Utah-based SNUGZ USA (UPIC: SNUGZUSA) was ranked 4,749 overall. It was the 209th fastest-growth company in the Manufacturing sector, with an 11-percent growth rate over three years.
Also making the list is Commotion Promotions (UPIC: IDEASTAR). Based in Phoenix, Arizona, the company placed 348 in the Advertising and Marketing category, reporting 33-percent growth over the past three years.
The 2011 Inc. magazine 500/5,000 companies’ median growth rate was 94 percent, an impressive accomplishment considering the economic environment. Over the past three years, the companies profiled on the list created 350,000 jobs and together produced $366 billion in revenues, a 14-percent increase from the year before.
To view Inc. magazine’s full list, click here.