SWG, Inc. Named to 2014 Inc. 5000 List

Posted on September 13th, 2014 in News

Inc. Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

SWG Inc. Ranks No. 2170 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 183%

NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 — Inc. magazine today ranked SWG Inc. NO. 2170on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.

“We at SWG Inc. are honored to be a chosen and ranked as one of the fastest growing private companies… Our success is directly due to our dedicated employees and clients that we consider a large part of our growing family. Thank you.”—Greg Kopa and Jeff Zaykowski, Founders, SWG Inc.

“A big THANK YOU to our clients! Without you we would not be who we are today. With you we will continue to grow globally, provide excellent customer service, and products…!”—Nathan Peterson, President, SWG Inc.

“The fact that Internet is becoming more and more of a utility than a luxury gives us uncapped growth potential. The two main keys to our successes have been a constant diversity of products and the hard work and dedication of our employees.  We pride ourselves on our workmanship and stand behind every piece of equipment we sell or repair 110%. We are proud to be acknowledged on the Inc. 5000 and look forward to further growth and climbing farther up the Inc. ladder!” —Mike Hoprich, Vice President, SWG Inc.

The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 30), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%. The Inc. 5000’ s aggregate revenue is $211 billion, generating 505,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“What surprises me, even though I know it’s coming, is the sheer variety of the paths our entrepreneurs take to success, thematically reflecting how our economy has evolved,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “This year there are far more social media and far fewer computer hardware businesses than there were, say, six years ago. But what doesn’t change is the fearsome creativity unleashed by American entrepreneurship.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 15 through 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Michael Dell, Martha Stewart, host of the CNBC show “The Profit” Marcus Lemonis, Container Store Founder and CEO Kip Tindell, and Chobani Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya.

SWG, Inc. is a privately held corporation located in Northeast Pennsylvania. We buy, sell, and repair, wireless and wired communication equipment. We have been helping our customers throughout the world design, build, and grow their networks since 2007. SWG’s sales and engineering staff are trained and certified on various types of network equipment. We provide services to a wide range of clients including government agencies, carriers, WISPs, ISPs and beyond. Our extensive portfolio of new and surplus products enable us to effectively service our domestic and international client base.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ron Zaykowski, ron@swginc.net, 888-490-3645 ext. 106

More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

Methodology

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. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. 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 http://www.inc.com/5000.

About Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders.  Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.  For more information, visit http://www.inc.com/ .

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://www.inc.com/.

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