August 21, 2013 – Jensen Beach, FL -- Inc. magazine ranked STS Aviation Group NO. 1938 on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The STS Aviation Group was also named on the 6th annual list with a three-year sales growth of 163%. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. STS Aviation Group joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
Philip Anson, Jr., CEO of STS Aviation Group say,s, “We are once again so proud to be included in this group of innovative entrepreneurs doing amazing things to establish significant growth for their companies. We plan on continuing to focus on growth and maintaining our tradition of being named on this list for many years to come.”
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About STS Aviation Group
Based in Jensen Beach, Florida, the STS Aviation Group is a diversified company that specializes in support services for the aerospace industry through its four divisions: STS AeroStaff Services, STS Engineering Solutions, STS Line Maintenance, and STS Component Solutions. Founded in 1985, the company provides aircraft technician staffing services, engineering and DER support service, aircraft component and supply chain management, and line maintenance services for on the ground aircraft. Since inception, the company has more than quadrupled its size and has expectations of continuing growth to meet the ever-increasing needs of the aerospace industry.
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
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About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 10–12, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC.
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