A²I Among America's Fastest Growing Companies

A²I on the 2013 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

NEW YORK, August 20, 2013 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Allied Associates International, Inc. (A²I) NO. 1412 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

The Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year’s list. A²I joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hat maker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“This is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and capability the employees of Allied Associates International demonstrate on a daily basis. Since day one our focus has been on meeting the needs of our customers. The result has been a growth rate that far surpassed our expectations.” – Perry C. Casto, Jr., President and CEO, Allied Associates International.  

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 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. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

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 atwww.inc.com/5000.

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