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By PBN Staff
NEW YORK – Sixteen Rhode Island companies and three from neighboring Bristol County, Mass., were named as some of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States on an Inc. Magazine 2012 list.
The magazine started its Inc. 500|5000 list in 1982, ranking privately-owned companies across all industries according to percentage revenue growth over a three-year period.
On the recently released 2012 list, Alex and Ani LLC, Drupal Connect, Astonish Results and American Partners Inc. made it into the top 500, ranking 246, 266, 267 and 371, respectively.
Nationally, North Miami Beach, Fla.-based financial services company Unified Payments LLC was the year’s fastest-growing company.
Unified Payments is a holding company, which operates through subsidiaries and focuses on payment processing solutions, integrations and sales. On the 2012 list, the company is listed as having a three-year growth rate of 23,646 percent.
Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., companies and their ranking on the 2012 Inc. 5000 list include the following:
Rhode Island: Rank, Company, Location, Industry
Bristol County, Mass.: Rank, Company, Location, Industry
To view the full list visit www.inc.com/inc5000.
Providence Business News recently published a story about Inc. Magazine’s 2011 500/5000 list. The updated 2012 list had not been published at the time of that story.