Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2008
Inc. today ranked BEST Inc (http://www.solder.net), on its annual ranking of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent-minded entrepreneurs.
"Customers have rewarded our innovative solutions to complex rework and repair problems and they keep coming back because we treat them fairly and with respect," stated Bob Wettermann, president of BEST, Inc.
The 5,000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median three-year growth of 147 percent. Most important, the 2008 Inc. 5000 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at http://www.inc5000.com.
Hottest Regions for Fastest-Growing Companies:
The New York metro area tops the Inc. 5000 list with the most companies of any city with 355. Washington, D.C. comes in a close second with 300 companies on the list; Los Angeles comes in third with 244 companies, and Atlanta (194 companies) and Chicago (189 companies) round out the top five.
The 2008 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based and privately held, independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2007, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004, and $2 million in 2007.
About BEST Inc.:
Headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois BEST is a supplier of rework and repair services serving communications, computer, industrial, automotive, avionic and military accounts. In addition BEST, Inc. is a master IPC-certified training center certifying students and instructors in J-STD-001, IPC-610 and IPC 7711 and IPC 7721 material.
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