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Fastest-Growing Companies

PBN honors Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies


PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced the winners of its newest event, Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies. The top five fastest-growing companies in three size categories have been announced, as have the most innovative companies in each of nine industry categories.

Finalists for the fastest-growing companies were chosen based on revenue growth over the past three years. Final rankings will be revealed at the awards dinner.

Innovation winners in nine industry categories - education, energy & the environment, financial services, health care, hospitality, 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 2012 Innovation Winners (listed alphabetically by category):

  • Education: Providence After School Alliance Inc.

  • Energy & the Environment: Petro-Cycle Solutions LLC

  • Financial Services: RBS Citizens Financial Group

  • Health Care: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Coastal Medical of Rhode Island

  • Hospitality: Russell Morin Fine Catering

  • Manufacturing & Construction: Taco Inc.

  • Nonprofits: Social Venture Partners Rhode Island

  • Professional Services: Gilbane Building Co.

  • Technology: Sea Corp.

The 2012 Fastest-Growing Companies (listed alphabetically, based on fiscal year 2011 revenue):

$250,000 - $5 million:

  • City Personnel

  • Drupal Connect

  • Gurnet Consulting

  • Peregrine Property Management

  • Stone Tower Properties

$5 million - $25 million:

  • Alex and Ani LLC

  • Bridge Technical Solutions

  • Narragansett Brewing Co.

  • Preventure Corporate Wellness

  • Site Specific LLC

$25 million and above:

  • American Partners Inc.

  • Atrion Networking Corp.

  • Carousel Industries of North America Inc.

  • Narragansett Bay Insurance Co.

  • New England Construction

The event celebrating the inaugural Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies class will take place on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport.

Make plans to join the fun now by visiting the PBN Events page. Tickets are $105.

Presenting sponsor for the 2012 Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies program is CBIZ Tofias. Partner sponsors are Bryant University, Corvias Group, Edwards Wildman, Gencorp, Innovex and Taco Inc. Media sponsor is AM790.

PBN, Providence, Fastest-Growing and Innovative Companies, Providence After School alliance, petro-cycle solutions, BCBSRI, Blue Cross Blue Shield of R.I., Citizens Financial Group, Russell Morin Fine Catering, Taco Inc., Social Venture Partners of R.I., Gilbane Building Co., Sea Corp.,


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