and services companies.
Rankings on the list are based on revenue growth in the past three years. Between 2008 and 2011, GTM Sportswear reported a 55 percent growth in revenue. GTM joins Yelp and giftcards.com, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“Our ranking in the Inc. 5000 list is a testament to the hard work, innovative thinking and focus of our team here at GTM,” said Dave Dreiling, owner of GTM Sportswear. “We’ve spent the past few years focusing on our long term planning and creating goals to inspire and motivate our team members. We’ve also spent time enhancing the development of our people and our systems and our customers are seeing the results.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list reported creating over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” said Eric Schurenberg, Inc. editor.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 list, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/
About GTM Sportswear:
GTM Sportswear, headquartered in Manhattan, Kansas, is a national provider of custom-embellished uniforms, warm-ups and practice apparel for college, school and club sports teams. Founded in 1989, the company employs more than 850 people, including a nationwide sales team and an inside support team. For more information, visit www.gtmsportswear.com.
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