Inc. magazine recently ranked the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for its third annual “Inc. 5000”. Life Safety Services, the National leader in fire and smoke damper inspection and repair, was ranked 1,476. This list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of this economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to revenue growth from 2005 through 2008 and each company must be able to show four full calendar years of sales. “We’ve always been confident in the potential of this company and I take great pride in knowing that not only are we a thriving business in a tough economy, but that we have the best employees in the business working hard to keep our commercial facilities safe.”, Rutledge said.
As for 2009, Life Safety Services is on target to surpass sales goals yet again for the year. Rutledge said, “With today’s difficult financial and economic climate we were, as all businesses, concerned about the impact on our business. We have put a big emphasis on Marketing and Operations and it looks to be paying off. For a company as young as our company making the Inc. 5000 and being on a list with so many exceptional companies is a great accomplishment”.
Judy Shission, the Business Development Manager for the company says the company owes this accomplishment to the receptivity of the company’s management to enveloping change and growth. “I am extremely fortunate to be employed by such an innovative company that is constantly searching for new business strategies and development. “, she said. “The success of Life Safety Services is defined by the “out-of-the-box” thinking and creative marketing ideas of the Life Safety Team. The Inc. 5000 is just one of the many, many awards that this company deserves”.
Life Safety Services (lifesafetyservices.com) specializes in the inspection and repair of fire and smoke dampers in commercial facilities in all fifty (50) states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico, and has recently pursued projects in Europe. Considered a leader in the Fire Safety Industry, Life Safety Services’ has made a commitment to Commercial Facilities to provide specialized fire and smoke damper inspections of the highest quality to ensure compliance with NFPA’s critical Life Safety Code®.