The company earned a spot on the annual Inc. 5,000 list by achieving revenue growth of 119 percent over the past three years. ComplianceSigns ranks as the sixth fastest-growing manufacturer in Illinois, and 60th in the entire U.S. The company was the number 49 private manufacturing company in the country on the 2011 list.
"It's not easy for manufacturing companies to maintain enough growth to stay on this list, so we are thrilled to make the list for a third year," said company president Paul Sandefer. "That feat and our rank as the number six manufacturer in Illinois are a real testament to our employees. Safety signs aren't glamorous, but our people take pride in their work and find innovative ways to help our customers. They don't just take and fill orders. It may sound cliché, but our people really do set us apart from other manufacturing companies."
Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg says that Inc. 5000 companies including ComplianceSigns are spurring innovation, providing jobs and driving the economy forward. "Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," he said. The companies on this year's list report creating over 400,000 jobs in the past three years.
ComplianceSigns recently expanded operations, completing a 9,000-square-
Founded in 2004, ComplianceSigns is a leading manufacturer of workplace safety signs, parking signs, no smoking labels, Braille restroom signs and other safety-related signs. Many of their products are used by other small businesses to comply with state, federal and local safety requirements, such as OSHA, ANSI, DOT and NFPA standards.
The company sells safety signs through its website at http://www.ComplianceSigns.com, and recently launched a second site designed for office, professional and retail customers, http://www.WebOfficeSigns.com. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, ComplianceSigns.com will receive public recognition by the magazine, including a company profile on its website. The complete list is available at http://www.inc.com/