PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has chosen the winners for its second Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. The top five fastest-growing companies in four revenue size categories have been identified, as have the most innovative companies in each of 10 industry categories.
Finalists for the fastest-growing companies were chosen based on revenue growth from 2010 to 2012. Final rankings in the four categories – revenue of $75 million and above, $25 million to $75 million, $5 million to $25 million, and $250,000 to $5 million – will be revealed at the awards dinner, to be held Sept. 12 at Rosecliff in Newport.
Innovation winners in 10 industry categories – education, financial services, health care, higher education, information technology services, life sciences, manufacturing & construction, nonprofits, professional services and technology – were selected for having a new product or process that has had an impact on the marketplace and enterprise.
The 2013 Fastest Growing Companies (listed alphabetically, grouped based on fiscal year 2012 revenue):
$250,000 – $5 million:
Peregrine Property Management
$5 million – $25 million:
First Point Power LLC
Qualified Resources International Inc.
Seven Swords Media
$25 million – $75 million
American Partners Inc.
Atrion Networking Corp.
New England Construction
$75 million and above:
Alex and Ani LLC
Carousel Industries of North America Inc.
Embrace Home Loans Inc.
Narragansett Bay Insurance Co.
Warren Equities Inc.
The 2013 Innovation Winners (listed alphabetically by category):
Education: The Learning Community & The Teaching Studio
Financial Services: FM Global
Health Care: ShapeUp Inc.
Higher Education: University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy: Living Rite
Information Technology Services: Purvis Systems Inc.
Presenting sponsor for the 2012 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies program is CBIZ Tofias. Partner sponsors are Bryant University’s Executive Development Center and the Graduate School of Business, Edwards Wildman Palmer, Gencorp Insurance, and The Business Development Company. Media sponsor is AM790.