New York, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2013
Inc. magazine today ranked MobilityWorks No. 3250 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. They are also ranked among the Top 100 in the Logistics & Transportation category, in addition to being an “Honor Roll” participating company as a five-time, Inc. 5000 honoree.
“We are extremely proud to be among this elite group of successful and growing companies,” said Bill Koeblitz, President/CEO of MobilityWorks. “The recognition lets our consumer and commercial clients know that they can always count on us being here to help with their accessible transportation needs.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.
"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500|5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
MobilityWorks (aka WMK, Inc) is an Akron-based Inc 500 company with more than 350 full-time employees throughout the country. Founded in 1997 with one location, MobilityWorks now has 30 showrooms in 12 states. They are listed on the Inc 500|5000 list of Inc Magazine’s fastest growing privately held companies. The Commercial Division, also headquartered in Akron Ohio, is the largest converter of full-size wheelchair vans in the country. In addition to selling new and pre-owned accessible vans, scooter lifts and hand controls for adaptive driving, MobilityWorks has accessible vans for rent, mechanical repair services, and financing programs at all its locations. For additional information about MobilityWorks, go to http://www.mobilityworks.com.
About the Inc. 500|5000
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/500.
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