Upstate companies make Inc.com 5000 list

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Nineteen companies in Greenville + the surrounding area rank among the fastest-growing private companies in the nation, according to the 2020 Inc. 5000 list.👏

Inc.com determined rankings for 5,000 companies in the U.S. according to percentage revenue growth over a three year period. Greenville (and the surrounding area) is home to 19 of the 64 SC-based companies that made the list this year.

These 19 companies had a median growth of 137%, total revenue of $924.2 million, 1,467 jobs added, and 15 repeat honorees. 

Here’s the lowdown on the 19 Upstate companies to make the list:

#940 Industrial Project Innovation

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Construction

Growth 📈: 494%

Helps clients plan + manage construction projects across automotive, metals, aerospace, foods, and institutional market sectors

#985 Plus-Plus USA

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Consumer Products + Services

Growth 📈: 468%

Creates, manufactures, and sells children’s toys to 6,000+ retailers across the country.

#1,129 Maddox Industrial Transformer

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Manufacturing

Growth 📈: 401%

Stocks and ships electrical transformers to industrial and commercial clients in the United States. 

#1,282 Global Lending Services

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Financial Services

Growth 📈: 349%

Provides franchised car dealership clients with financing options using a subprime lending platform.

#1,421 Perceptive Recruiting

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Human Resource

Growth 📈: 313%

Places candidates in roles in high-demand fields such as software development + engineering.

#1,908 UCW Logistics

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Logistics + Transportation

Growth 📈: 221%

Operates a third-party logistics service that offers warehousing, distribution, and other services.

#1,944 Self Publishing School

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Education

Growth 📈: 217%

Teaches people how to write, market, and publish their first book in 90 days through their online education platform. Also helps authors accomplish goals tied to their books.

#2,585 The Hiring Group

Location📍: Greer

Industry 💼: Human Resources

Growth 📈: 158%

Recruits staffing for IT + engineering.

#2,599 Cargo

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Advertising + Marketing

Growth 📈: 157%

Creative marketing services targeted to businesses in all industries. Capabilities include utilizing social media, establishing business strategies, and more.

#2,895 Intellectual Capitol

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Human Resources

Growth 📈: 137%

Technology assessment, strategic staffing, custom app development, and more.

#2,901 Kopis

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: IT System Development

Growth 📈: 137%

Software tools for the private + government sector, specializing in custom software development.

#2,979 Clear Touch Interactive

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Consumer Products + Services

Growth 📈: 132% | 

Streamlined bundled hardware + software for business and education clients featuring cloud-based infrastructure, wireless connectivity, and more.

#3,583 Green Cloud Technologies

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: IT Management

Growth 📈: 103%

Custom Cisco-powered infrastructure, back-up, and recovery services, as well as help desk support for resellers, consulting organizations, and managed service providers.

#3,618 National Land Realty

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Real Estate

Growth 📈: 101%

Full-service real estate brokerage, focused on farm, timber, ranch, plantation, and recreational land.

#3,755 Palmetto Technology Group (PTG)

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: IT Management

Growth 📈: 96%

IT services + expertise for businesses in various sectors including healthcare, legal, manufacturing, and financial services.

#4,144 Langston Construction Co. of Piedmont

Location📍: Piedmont

Industry 💼: Construction

Growth 📈: 83%

Industrial, environmental + commercial general contractor services for clients in SC, NC, TN, VA, GA, and FL.

#4,315 Fortis Riders Acquisition Corporation

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Logistics + Transportation

Growth 📈: 77%

Chauffeured global transportation services for business executives + individuals with high net worth, supported by their online booking platform.

#4,757 Ob Hospitalist Group

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Health

Growth 📈: 62%

24/7 triage and hospital-based obstetric coverage to ensure consistent care for patients + provides collaborative, non-competitive support for local OB/GYN physicians.

#4,976 Equip Studio

Location📍: Greenville

Industry 💼: Construction

Growth 📈: 55%

Plan, design, and build hotels, churches, health care facilities, and more.