Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies-the Inc.500|5000.
Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is
New York, NY (1888PressRelease) August 21, 2012 - Inc. magazine today ranked Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. #2026 on its sixth 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. Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly's, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.
"This is a true testimony to the dedication, commitment and focus of the entire Orion Team. To achieve this honor in three of the toughest years our economy has experienced is a great accomplishment" stated Sunil Mehta, President and CEO of Orion.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 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 www.inc.com/5000.
"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent-not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies-as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 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 www.inc.com/500.
About Orion Systems Integrators, Inc.
Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. is an award-winning global IT services and solutions provider. Headquartered in the United States, Orion has 7 additional development centers spanning three continents. Their global strategy enables them to offer seamless development and support onshore, offshore and near shore; providing cost-effective technology solutions. With offices spread across the world and a workforce targeted to exceed 800 in 2012, combined with penetration in most of the global markets, Orion is well positioned to become a world class IT solutions provider.