Inc. Magazine Names Quality Float Works, Inc. One of Top 5,000 Privately Held Businesses in America

nc. Magazine announced that Quality Float Works, Inc., located in Schaumburg, Illinois, is included on its first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000, an extension of Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500 list, highlights the fastest growing privately held businesses in America. Taken as a whole, the companies on the list represent the backbone of the U.S. economy. Quality Float Works, Inc. ranking is 3,517.

“The Inc. 5,000 provides the most comprehensive look ever at the most important part of the economy – the entrepreneurial part,” said Inc. 5,000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “The expansion of the list has allowed us to tell the stories of larger companies, older companies, and a wealth of companies in cheap oakley industries like Manufacturing and Construction that are underreported in the business media.”

“We are extremely grateful to be honored among some of the nation’s most successful companies who are dedicated to fostering the entrepreneurial spirit,” said Sandra Westlund-Deenihan, President, Quality Float Works, Inc.

“This award recognizes our continued efforts to provide innovative solutions for our customers here in America and across the globe,” said Jason Speer, Vice President, Quality Float Works, Inc.

Methodology
The 2007 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based and privately held, independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies – as of December 31, 2006, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003, and $2 million in 2006. Complete information on this year’s Inc. 5,000, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The list features a profile for each company, almost all of them written as a result of Inc. interviews with management. In addition, the list is searchable according to numerous criteria, including industry, city, state, region, and year founded. Leading the list of the fastest- growing companies in the nation is the Midwest region with 1,046 of the fastest-growing companies.

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