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Lawrence, KS, United States, 2007/09/04 - Promotional products and corporate gifts company, Absorbent, Ink., makes Inc. 500 - AbsorbentPrinting.com.
Inc. magazine today announced its 26th annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Promotional products and corporate gifts company, Absorbent, Ink., ranks 216 on the list, with a three-year growth of 1028.3 percent.
Based out of Lawrence, KS, Absorbent, Ink. was founded by Lawrence residents Lee Eldridge and Billy Pilgrim. Absorbent, Ink. specializes in custom-printed promotional products and corporate gifts.
"It's an honor to be included in Inc.'s list of fastest growing private companies," said Eldridge, president of Absorbent, Ink. "This shows how strong the entrepreneurial spirit is today. Small business really drives this economy.”
The 2007 Inc. 500, as revealed in the September issue of Inc. magazine (on newsstands August 28 – October 2), reported aggregate revenue of $16 billion and median three-year growth of 939 percent.
“If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500,” said Inc. Editor Jane Berentson. “These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can't live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine's tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition.”
About Absorbent, Ink.
Founded in 2000, Absorbent, Ink. (absorbentprinting.com) specializes in promotional products and corporate gifts for a wide array of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to academic institutions. Initially a staff of five, Absorbent, Ink. has grown to a staff of more than 40 without sacrificing integrity and personal commitment. With the reputation as the best in the industry, it is recognized for excellent client service, a broad collection of promotional products, and providing companies significant, measurable results in brand promoting. Absorbent, Ink. is headquartered in Lawrence, Kansas.
About Inc. magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, LLC., Inc. magazine (inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 681,421, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.