Press Release: Armenta Inc. 500 5000

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of
America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000

ARMENTA Ranks No. 1262 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 
with Three-Year Sales Growth of 324%



NEW YORK, August 21st, 2013 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Armenta NO. 1262 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Armenta also makes the list at NO. 73 in The Top 100 Consumer Products and Services Companies and NO. 25 in The Houston Metro Area. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year’s list. Armenta joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“As the CEO of Armenta I have seen the company grow over the last 10 years from 2 employees to almost 70,” says Emily Armenta. “To see that kind of job growth and creation makes me feel so proud of my team. They not only represent the spirit of the American dream by helping our company become an industry leader, but also through the success of the company, we have the amazing opportunity to continue to provide jobs that allow us to advance the lives and careers of our people. The company could never have achieved such a great honor if it wasn’t for all of their hard work and dedication. We are all so excited to continue on this journey and see what new highs we will be able to achieve.”

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion. 

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/5000.

"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.