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Fast 50 Driving Utah Economy

Di Lewis

August 30, 2012

Utah’s fastest growing companies “have demonstrated an irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit,” said Chris Hill, Kirton McConkie vice president.

Utah Business magazine honored their Fast 50 and Emerging 8 companies at a luncheon Wednesday. The Fast 50 are ranked using a combination of revenue growth and total revenue, while the Emerging 8 are selected using the same criteria, but have not been in business at least five years.

Tyler Dabo, Utah Business publisher, said it’s important to recognize the success and leadership these companies bring to Utah. The 58 companies had combined total revenue of more than $7.3 billion, and are the companies hiring more people while many are still struggling.

Most companies attributed their success to good employees and hard work at something they love. “So long as you follow your heart, then success always comes,” said Matthew Pineda, president of Castle & Cooke Mortgage.

Packsize International CEO Hanko Kiessner said it’s exciting to have such large growth and to begin to move the company from the entrepreneurial stage to the growth stage.

Overall companies across the country wish they were seeing the success and growth of the companies honored, said MC Keith McCord, master of ceremonies and KSL News anchor.

The Fast 50 and Emerging 8 will be in the September issue of Utah Business magazine.

Full Fast 50 List

  1. ZAGG Inc
  2. OnRamp Transportation Services, LLC
  3. LifeVantage Corporation
  4. Cementation USA, Inc
  5. Vivint, Inc
  6. Daily Bread, LLC
  7. Real Property Management
  8. Diamond Wireless
  9. VMI Nutrition, Inc
  10. StorageCraft Technology Corporation
  11. CLEARLINK
  12. Neutron Interactive
  13. Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC
  14. IntegraCore, LLC
  15. DigiCert, Inc.
  16. Property Solutions International, Inc.
  17. School Improvement Network
  18. Myriad Genetics
  19. Packsize International LLC
  20. SEO.com
  21. Simply Mac, Inc
  22. Accelerated Payment Technologies
  23. Central Logic
  24. England Logistics
  25. AtTask, Inc.
  26. Davinci Virtual LLC
  27. Cafe Rio, Inc
  28. Molding Box, Inc.
  29. CB Travel Corp
  30. Matrix42
  31. Nu Skin Enterprises
  32. Mountain Crane Service
  33. Overstock.com, Inc.
  34. Conservice
  35. BidSync
  36. Parallel HR Solutions, Inc.
  37. Cardwell Distributing, Inc
  38. USANA Health Sciences, Inc.
  39. Solutionreach Inc
  40. mediaFORGE
  41. Progrexion Holdings, Inc.
  42. eGlobal
  43. SimTek Fence
  44. Cytozyme Laboratories, Inc.
  45. Action Target, Inc.
  46. Veritas Funding, LLC
  47. MediConnect Global
  48. Veracity Networks
  49. Cicero Group
  50. CHG Healthcare Services

Full Emerging 8 List
Candlelight Homes LLC
Henry Walker Homes
Opt Connect
Orabrush, Inc.
Public Engines, Inc
Silencerco
uGenius Technology
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