Inc. Magazine revealed that Allied Universal, a security and facility services company in North America ranked No. 56 on the SDM 100 with more than 215,000 employees and revenues over $7.3 billion, ranked No. 1,617 on the annual Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. This will be Allied Universal’s tenth year on the list.
Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
“We are honored to be named to the Inc. 5000,” said Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal. “We've sustained growth by listening to our clients and employees thus leveraging our team's experience and passion to continually improve our operations, our reach and our technology."
Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved a three-year average growth of 454 percent, and a median rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years.
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/inc5000.
“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” said Inc. Editor-in-Chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”