Inc. Magazine has ranked Valley Rubber on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This marks Valley Rubber’s fifth appearance on the list. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.
The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2013. The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 is $2 million.
Valley Rubber is one of fifty-six companies in the state of Alabama to be honored on the list. The Inc. 5000’ s aggregate revenue is $211 billion, generating 505,000 jobs over the past three years. Read Valley Rubber’s profile and see the complete list here.