David Savastano, Ink World Editor11.06.07
For any company, enjoying exceptional growth over an extended period of time is a sign of overall excellence. When a relatively young privately-held company achieves this kind of growth, it clearly shows that the company is very much on the right track.
In August, Inc. magazine published its Inc. 5,000, profiling the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in America. The ink industry had one honoree: Joules Angstrom U.V. Printing Inks, the UV ink specialist based in Pataskala, OH. Joules Angstrom was ranked 2,871, an impressive feat considering there are millions of such companies. Since 2003, the company has enjoyed 115.3 percent growth.
“It is exceptional growth,” said Inc. 5,000 project manager Jim Melloan. Mr. Melloan said that there is an estimated 7 million privately-held businesses in the U.S. To qualify for the Inc. 5,000, companies had to be U.S.-based, privately held, independent as of Dec. 31, 2006 – not subsidiaries
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