PRLog - Aug. 28, 2013 - NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- For the second consecutive year AST Corporation has achieved a place on the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. With its seventh annual Inc. 500/5000, the list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’
AST's 3-year growth of 225% places it in the Inc. 5000 for the second year.
For the 2013 Inc. 5000, the median company on the list increased sales more than 140 percent since the start of 2010, with the average honoree growing 468 percent. AST is a specialized Oracle applications and technologies solutions provider with the objective of helping customers realize the full potential of their investment in technology. AST was first recognized in 2012 for the Inc. 5000 list, and also in 2011 by Inc. Magazine and Winning Workplaces as one of the nation’s Top Small Company Workplaces.
“This recognition truly belongs to our employees whose commitment, hard work and professionalism helps us consistently deliver challenging projects to our customers' satisfaction,”
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be a U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent company as of December 31, 2012. The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $2 million. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/
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About AST Corporation
Established in 1995, AST Corporation is a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork. AST offers professional Oracle consulting services for industry-leading organizations in: municipal, state and federal government; public transportation;