Inc. revealed this week that Brevard, North Carolina-based SylvanSport has been named to its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
The companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 have demonstrated resilience amid a myriad of business challenges. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to 2,144%. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three years.
SylvanSport ranks 1,554 on the 2023 Inc. 5000. The company ranks 97th in the ultra-competitive consumer products category.
SylvanSport founder and CEO Tom Dempsey said: “It is an honor to receive this ranking, recognizing the incredible work and perseverance of the SylvanSport team who navigated the company past the supply chain challenges of the pandemic into an environment of unprecedented demand for our product. It’s a testament to the employees and our rapidly growing SylvanSport community who continue to be our biggest champions. The introduction of SylvanSport gear and innovative new products such as the SylvanSport VAST has ignited this growth and we look forward to continuing industry leadership through innovation.”
In all, this year’s Inc. 5000 companies have added 1,187,266 jobs to the economy over the past three years with SylvanSport continuing to create employment opportunities in Western North Carolina.
For more on SylvanSport, visit www.sylvansport.com.