Seattle, WA – Inc. Magazine appraised Industrial Revolution in its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies list. For the sixth year, the Washington-based manufacturer and distributor of innovative outdoor accessories has appeared on the list, beating its 2014 ranking by 616 positions. Recognizing companies based on their annual percentage of revenue growth, Inc. 5000 took notice of Industrial Revolutions 89% growth since 2012, ranking it at #3570.
“Six years in a row of 20% growth is something we are really proud of,” says Graeme Esarey, Industrial Revolution’s President. “All six of our brands are healthy and we see a vision of the future that has our products in every pack, on every adventure.”
Through a diverse brand portfolio, creative product development and an increase in manpower, Industrial Revolution has been able to dedicate more resources to sales and marketing, thus furthering their reach and market share in the outdoor marketplace. Demand for Light My Fire Sporks, UCO’s award-winning Titan Stormproof Matches™, release of the YayLabs! SoftShell Ice Cream Ball™, and LED lanterns that double as mobile device chargers are making increases in sales possible.
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015 in Orlando, FL. A complete list of the Inc. 5000 honorees, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com.
About Industrial Revolution
Founded in 1971 as UCO, the Original Candle Lantern company, Industrial Revolution has grown to become a leading manufacturer and distributor of inventive products that promote fun, safety, and comfort in the outdoors. In addition to UCO Candle Lanterns™, Stormproof Matches™ and portable grills, Industrial Revolution makes YayLabs! Ice Cream Balls and Pedco tripods and clamps. The company is also the US distributor of cutting-edge product lines from around the world, including Swedish Light My Fire® products such as the Spork and FireSteel®, and US and Canadian distributor of Sweden-based Morakniv® knives, as well as German-based Esbit solid fuel stoves and cookware.
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