Nashua, NH, August 22, 2016 – Inc. Magazine ranked RAPID number 3240 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. RAPID was also announced as number 17 on the list of the top companies in New Hampshire.
RAPID is the largest manufacturing company in New Hampshire on the list. The company was founded in 2001 focusing on the quick turn-around of quotes and manufacturing prototype sheet metal parts. Fifteen years later RAPID occupies over 140,000 square feet of manufacturing space specializing in sheet metal and machine prototype parts, wire harness, cable assemblies and box builds.
James Jacobs states, “It is an honor to be recognized by Inc. as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Receiving recognition with some of the top companies in the world, and knowing what the future has in store is thrilling. I am looking forward to the future of RAPID and the future of manufacturing in the US!”
The 2016 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 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.
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The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
RAPID employs over 325 people focused on quick-turn PROTOTYPE sheet metal & machined parts. Rapid Sheet Metal offers a FREE add-in, eRAPID, for SOLIDWORKS that allows users to cost and order sheet metal parts within CAD, instantly. eRAPID also provides design for manufacturability feedback as users design sheet metal parts. Rapid Machining quotes machined & turned parts within 24 hours. RAPID ships all parts in days, not weeks. Other services include wire harnesses, cable assemblies and box builds. www.rapidmanufacturing.com