PASO ROBLES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that it has been featured on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America. This marks the seventh year in a row that IQMS has appeared on the list, making it one of just a few companies to earn a position on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll. IQMS qualified for the Inc. 5000 list with an organic growth rate of 69% over the past three years. The publication gathered its 2017 list of elite companies by measuring revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.
The 2017 Inc. 5000 is the most competitive crop of companies in the list’s history, with the average company on the list achieving a three-year growth of 481%. The aggregate revenue of the companies on the list is $206 billion, with the companies on the list collectively generating 619,500 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.
“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief, Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
Manufacturing Customers Drive Growth
IQMS’ strong, long-term growth has been fueled by customers’ demand for the manufacturing-centric approach of the IQMS system. It uniquely combines robust ERP and MES functionality into one comprehensive system designed to help manufacturers optimize their operations, while providing the flexibility to deploy on-premises or in the cloud. Additionally, because all data is managed by the same database, customers have an unparalleled unified view across their manufacturing operations, business processes, and supply chain that empowers them to compete more effectively in today’s global market.
“Our top priority is empowering manufacturers to maximize their operational efficiency and effectiveness using our IQMS software. The strength of that commitment is reflected by the rapid rise in companies choosing IQMS to run their manufacturing operations, including both new customers and existing users expanding their businesses,” said Gary Nemmers, president and CEO of IQMS. “We are honored to be included on the Inc. 5000 list for 2017, which recognizes the strong growth of IQMS that has been driven by the successes of our customers.”
About the Inc. 5000 and Inc. Media
The Inc. 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.
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. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012, the total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
IQMS uniquely combines ERP and MES functionality to give manufacturers a comprehensive end-to-end suite for running the business, backed by the real-time performance and scalability that companies demand. Developed specifically for mid-market repetitive, discrete and batch process manufacturers, IQMS provides robust capabilities for addressing strict customer and regulatory certification and compliance. IQMS achieves this by delivering traditional ERP functionality for accounting, sales orders, material requirements, inventory and purchasing, plus extended native features for CRM, human resources, production scheduling, shop floor control, warehouse and quality modules. With offices across North America, Europe and Asia, IQMS serves manufacturers around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.iqms.com.
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