US Markerboard Makes It's Mark on Inc. Magazine List for 2007Leader in Custom Whiteboard Industry Honored for Continued Growth and Success
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - MASSACHUSETTS, August 23, 2007 - US Markerboard a leading on-line whiteboard distributor, today announced that Inc. Magazine named the company to their distinguished Inc. 5000 List. The publication's 26th annual list ranks the fastest-growing private companies in the country. US Markerboard was ranked 3491 on the list with a three-year growth rate of 84.9 percent.
"Inc. is the premier entrepreneurial magazine, and to be listed within the ranks of these highly respected companies is truly an honor. This achievement and our ongoing success could not have been attained without the continued patronage of our customers and efforts from our manufacturers and independent sales representatives", states Scott Newman, CEO of US Markerboard.
Since 1997 US Markerboard became the leader in the whiteboard and communication board industry. Today, US Markerboard caters to some of the world's largest educational institutions and companies such as Honda of America, Boston University, NASA, Alcoa, California Closets, and The Gillette Company. In addition, they have supplied for top rated TV shows and magazine such as, Law & Order, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, The Today Show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and BluePrint, a division of Martha Stewart Living Magazine. With its emerging growth US Markerboard operates four additional websites catering to industry and consumer specific niches. They are: BriteInc.com, MapsAndGlobesPlus.com, USMarkerboard-Office-Supplies.com and ClassroomPlus.com.
The 2007 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based and privately held, independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2006, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003, and $2 million in 2006.
Companies can apply for next year's Inc. 500 and Inc. 5,000 by registering with IncBizNet, the new social network for private companies that will launch this fall on Inc.com.