GloFX Makes 2018 Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Tallahassee Based Manufacturer GloFX Makes its First Appearance on the Inc. 5000 List, Ranking No. 1,650

Being included on this prestigious list of companies is a true honor and a testament to both the support of our amazing customers, as well as the dedication and passion of our employees – CEO, Dan Watkins

Tallahassee-based manufacturer of innovative party eyewear and LED flow products, GloFX, is proud to announce that it has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This prestigious recognition comes less than 10 years after CEO Dan Watkins saw the potential demand for products to enhance attendee experiences at music festivals and raves, and founded the company in his Tallahassee garage. Now they are part of an elite group that, over the years, has included companies such as Zappos.com, Microsoft, Dell, Chobani, and Oracle.

This honor comes after GloFX has experienced over 2,500% year-over-year growth in the past 5 years, added 25% more jobs over the last 12 months, launched an international distribution network, and recently moved into a 13,000 square foot manufacturing facility at its Tallahassee, FL US Headquarters.

About GloFX: GloFX (https://glofx.com) is the #1 Global Leader in Dimensional Eyewear and has sold millions of pairs of rave glasses to EDM enthusiasts around the world since 2009. In addition to Diffraction and Kaleidoscope Glasses, GloFX offers a wide range of LED Products and Rave Gear including LED Gloves, Orbits, Whips, and Poi. GloFX continues to pioneer and innovate new products that lead its industry.

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The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 to 2017. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 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/inc5000.

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The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

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