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Written by Bridget Butler-Sullivan
Inc. magazine released its annual list of the 5000 fastest growing private companies across the nation, and once again, businesses around the Valley made the cut.
For the second year in a row, Visalia-based solar company, CalCom Solar made the list, ranking No. 23 for 2017. The company also made top three in the energy sector list.
“We take a very strategic approach to developing some of the largest solar farms in the agricultural and water management industries,” said Dylan Dupre, CEO of CalCom Solar, in a statement. “Achieving this honor for the second year running demonstrates that sustainability and business can go hand-in-hand in a progressively brighter future.”
CalCom helps design and build solar energy projects for farms, dairies, and water districts, and has maintained consistent growth since its founding in 2012. It is enjoying a three-year growth rate of nearly 9,700 percent and reported $59.3 million in revenue in 2016.
Construction company Pacific Gold Marketing in Fresno ranked in the top half of the list for the second year in a row, marking a 3-year growth rate of 805 percent. Revenue for the company was $9.4 million in 2016. It ranked at No. 560.
Visalia’s Pro-PT, a physical therapy business operating since 2001, now has four consecutive years of making the list, with a rank of No. 3,015 in 2017. Last year’s revenue was $8 million, and the current growth rate is 110 percent.
Scoring an honor roll tag for making the list eight times now, Fresno IT company BCT Consulting returned to the list with 135 percent growth and $10 million in revenue, with a ranking of 2,602.
HVAC installation and repair company Comfort Now in Visalia also made the top half of the list with 161 percent growth and $2.8 million in revenue. It ranked No. 2,264.
Fresno food importer/exporter OAG Global made the list at No. 1,397 due to its 292 percent growth and $18.9 million in revenue.
Lee’s AC Heating and Building Performance in Fresno had a 228 percent three-year growth rate and revenue of $9.6 million for a No. 1,713 ranking.
At 206 percent growth, Body Del Sol Medical Spa in Fresno ranked in the top half of the list with 2016 revenue of $2.4 million, ranking at No. 1,866
Fresno First Bank reported $14.2 million in revenue and 55 percent growth, ranking at No. 4,502.
Even the small town of Kingsburg had a company on the list with Payality, a human resources company with three-year growth at 46 percent and $2.1 million in revenue, ranking at No. 4,816.