24 N.H. companies make the Inc. 5000

That’s down slightly from the 31 New Hampshire firms that made the list last year


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Two-dozen New Hampshire companies are among the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., according to the latest Inc. Magazine ranking of private company growth released Tuesday.

That’s down slightly from the 31 New Hampshire firms that made the list last year. The rankings, which are released annually, look at revenue growth over a three-year period, from 2009 to 2012.

Taking the top spot in New Hampshire was Waveguide of Nashua, a provider of comprehensive fiber optic services that came in 1,066th place on the list.  Founded in 1998, the company employs 101 workers (62 of which were added in the last three years) and has experienced three-year revenue growth of 396 percent, from $4.7 million in 2009 to $23.3 million in 2012.

The other companies making the list, in order of their rankings, are:

  • No. 1,135: Dyn, Manchester. Three-year growth: 369 percent.  2009 revenue: $6.4 million. 2012 revenue: $30.2 million. Employees: 204.
     
  • No. 1,314: Kentico Software, Nashua. Three-year growth: 307 percent.  2009 revenue: $1.1 million. 2012 revenue: $4.4 million. Employees: 11.
     
  • No. 1,579: Leading Edge Design Group, Enfield. Three-year growth: 251 percent.  2009 revenue: $610,549. 2012 revenue: $2.1 million. Employees: 17.
     
  • No. 1,644: Mainstay Technologies, Belmont. Three-year growth: 238 percent. 2009 revenue: $1.1 million. 2012 Revenue: $3.7 million. Employees: 27.
     
  • No. 1,661: National Sleep Therapy, Concord. Three-year growth: 234 percent.  2009 revenue: $2 million. 2012 revenue: $6.6 million. Employees: 22.
     
  • No. 1,770: Direct Capital, Portsmouth. Three-year growth: 217 percent.  2009 revenue: $104 million. 2012 revenue: $329.4 million. Employees: 224.
     
  • No. 2,289: Bean Group, Portsmouth. Three-year growth: 159 percent.  2009 revenue: $5.6 million. 2012 revenue: $14.4 million. Employees: 17.
     
  • No. 2,368: QA Cafe, Portsmouth. Three-year growth: 153 percent. 2009 revenue: $1.2 million. 2012 revenue: $3.1 million. Employees: 11. 
     
  • No. 2,567: ENCO Industries, Plaistow. Three-year growth: 138 percent.  2009 revenue: $3.8 million. 2012 revenue: $9.1 million. Employees: 18.
     
  • No. 2,591: The Nagler Group, Bedford. Three-year growth: 136 percent.  2009 revenue: $2.1 million. 2012 revenue: $4.9 million. Employees: 17.
     
  • No. 2,823: Adaptive Communications, Portsmouth. Three-year growth: 122 percent.  2009 revenue: $21.2 million. 2012 revenue: $47.2 million. Employees: 38.
     
  • No. 2,878: Planet Fitness, Newington. Three-year growth: 119 percent.  2009 revenue: $71.9 million. 2012 revenue: $157.3 million. Employees: 340.
     
  • No. 2,956: GourmetGiftBaskets.com, Kingston. Three-year growth: 115 percent.  2009 revenue: $8.7 million. 2012 revenue: $18.6 million. Employees: 58.
     
  • No. 3,352: Alexander Technology Group, Bedford. Three-year growth: 94 percent.  2009 revenue: $4.7 million. 2012 revenue: $9.1 million. Employees: 16.
     
  • No. 3,536: Smartware Group, Center Harbor. Three-year growth: 86 percent. 2009 revenue: $1.4 million. 2012 revenue: $2.7 million. Employees: 24.
     
  • No. 3,639: Marco Rubber & Plastics, Seabrook. Three-year growth: 82 percent.  2009 revenue: $6.8 million. 2012 revenue: $12.3 million. Employees: 26.
     
  • No. 3,841: KBW Financial Staffing and Recruiting, Bedford. Three-year growth: 74 percent.  2009 revenue: $4 million. 2012 revenue: $7 million. Employees: 19.
     
  • No. 3,968: On Call International, Salem. Three-year growth: 69 percent.  2009 revenue: $26.8 million. 2012 revenue: $45.1 million. Employees: 85.
     
  • No. 4,189: Digital Prospectors, Exeter. Three-year growth: 61 percent.  2009 revenue: $17.6 million. 2012 revenue: $28.4 million. Employees: 136.
     
  • No. 4,296: LEGACY Supply Chain Services, Portsmouth. Three-year growth: 57 percent.  2009 revenue: $134.6 million. 2012 revenue: $211.5 million. Employees: 1,369.
     
  • No. 4,381: Highland Forwarding, Bedford. Three-year growth: 54 percent.  2009 revenue: $8.3 million. 2012 revenue: $12.8 million. Employees: 20.
     
  • No. 4,390: Globaltek Components, Milton. Three-year growth: 54 percent.  2009 revenue: $4.9 million. 2012 revenue: $7.5 million. Employees: 25.
     
  • No. 4,664: PixelMEDIA, Portsmouth. Three-year growth: 46 percent.  2009 revenue: $6.8 million. 2012 revenue: $9.9 million. Employees: 65.

 

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