Twenty-two Birmingham companies landed on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 List this year, which ranks the country’s fastest-growing private companies – one company more than on the Inc. 5000 List last year.
The list looks at growth over the past three years and 2018 revenue. Here is where the 22 Birmingham companies ranked:
Dropified, No. 55: Dropified grew an unprecedented 4,971 percent over the past three years to make it the highest-ranked Birmingham company on the list this year. The company, which allows for the management of drop shipping products by allowing integration with major e-commerce platforms, brought in $5.1 million in revenue last year.
5 Star Roofing and Restoration, No. 116: This construction company advises home and property owners on the reconstruction of structures that have sustained damage from storms. And, with a bevy of natural disasters in the past three years, 5 Star Roofing and Restoration grew an impressive 2,994 percent in that time frame, amassing $3.3 million in revenue last year.
Southern Veterinary Partners, No. 286: After appearing on the Inc. 5000 List last year, Southern Veterinary Partners is back for a second year in a row. The company brought in $113.5 million last year and has grown 1,545 percent since 2016. It is the largest veterinary management company in the South.
Fast Slow Motion, No. 897: Fast Slow Motion helps companies integrate Salesforce, a cloud-based company that specializes in customer relationship management. By taking the lead on implementing Salesforce, Fast Slow Motion allows business leaders to focus less on technology management or operations concerns but rather on growing as a company. It’s paying off: The company earned $3.5 million last year and has grown 473 percent over the last three years.
StrategyWise, No. 1911: Appearing for its second year in a row, data analytics company StrategyWise brought in $2.2 million in revenue and grew 210 percent.
Spartan Value Investors, No. 2077: The real estate investment company has clocked 194 percent growth since 2016 and brought in $25.7 million last year. And Spartan Value Investors is no stranger to the Inc. 5000 List – this is the company’s sixth appearance, being ranked every year since 2014.
Lake Homes Realty, No. 2491: For the third year in a row, Lake Homes Realty, which finds, buys and sells lake real estate, appeared on the Inc. 5000 List, this time for growing 158 percent and generating $14.4 million last year.
Bell Media, No. 2533: Bell Media, a digital marketing agency and search optimization expert, is making its fifth appearance this year after producing $9.1 million revenue last year and growing 155 percent.
Brookstone Restoration, No. 2637: This company provides restoration services for water, fire, storm damage and mold insurance claims and generated $6 million in profits last year with 148 percent three-year growth.
B&B Heating and Air, No. 2690: HVAC service and installation company B&B Heating and Air has grown 143 percent since 2016 and generated $3.5 million in 2018. This is the company’s third consecutive appearance on the list, showing up every year since 2017.
Transportation and Logistical Services, No. 2856: This third-party logistics service earned $12.8 million last year and has grown 131 percent. It specializes in open deck, government and over-dimensional shipping.
Jack Browns Joint, No. 2959: The beer and burger restaurant, which features more than 100 different types of craft beer in a wild west saloon setting, has grown 126 percent since 2016 and had a revenue of $16.1 million last year.
Cummings Creative Group, No. 3026: Cummings Creative Group earned $6.5 million and has grown 123 percent. The company provides strategic planning, project management and creative execution of integrated marketing products.
StateServ-Hospicelink, No. 3089: Last year, Hospicelink merged with StateServ to form an even larger network. The nation’s largest hospice-focused durable medical equipment benefit manager netted a whopping $205.5 million last year and grew 120 percent. This is the company’s fourth consecutive appearance on the list.
Home Health Solutions, No. 3460: Home Health Solutions, in its second year on the list, provides consulting services for home health and hospice agencies nationwide. The company grew 102 percent and earned $4 million in 2018.
Oakworth Capital Bank, No. 3921: Oakworth Capital Bank, which provides commercial banking, wealth management and private banking services to businesses, families and individuals, had a high-income 2018, earning $28.2 million. This is the third appearance on the list for the company, which has grown 84 percent since 2016.
Starnes Media, No. 4005: This is Starnes Media’s fourth year running on the list. The print and digital media company earned $4 million and 81 percent growth.
Milo’s Tea Co., No. 4282: It was a big year for Milo’s Tea Co. – the landmark Birmingham company earned $110.2 million last year and has grown 72 percent. Milo’s Tea Co. manufactures, distributes, markets and sells tea and lemonade products.
Momentum Telecom, No. 4422: In its fourth year on the list, the telecommunications company saw 67 percent growth and a revenue of $97.6 million last year.
Landscape Workshop, No. 4636: Landscape Workshop supplies outdoor commercial establishments with grounds management services, including landscaping installation and parking lot sweeping. It netted $41.7 million last year and grew 62 percent.
Employment Screening Services, No. 4763: In a groundbreaking thirteenth appearance on the list – appearing every year since 2007 – Employment Screening Services posted profits of $29.5 million and 59 percent growth. The company helps companies hire and retain employees with broad range background screening and drug testing.
Fresh Technology, No. 4824: Fresh Technology designs and maintains IT systems for the hospitality industry. It grew 57 percent and generated $4.1 million last year. This is the company’s second appearance on the list, appearing for the first time since 2016.