Peleman Industries Named In Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies
Press release from the issuing company
Alpharetta, GA, September 25, 2008 -- Inc. Magazine today named Peleman Industries Inc. www.peleman.com in its annual ranking of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S. Ranked at number 3556, Peleman Industries was listed as one of the nation’s top independent-minded entrepreneurial companies. Inc. 5000 companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy, with an aggregate revenue of $185 billion dollars, median three-year growth of 147%, and creation of more than 826,033 jobs.
Peleman Industries was awarded the Inc. 5000 because of its rapid growth as a privately-held manufacturer of the Unibind line of award-winning binding, laminating and presentation products. Based in Alpharetta, Georgia, Peleman Industries opened in 1999, growing from a two-person operation to over 60 employees occupying 52,000 square feet of office space. Peleman Industries has established partnerships with key industry players, such as Kodak, Fuji, Office Max, Apple, and others.
In addition to the Inc. 5000, Peleman Industries has won numerous other awards, including the Stevie Award, Creative Home Arts Club Seal of Approval, Binding Industries Association Award, DIMA Innovations Award, American Photo Editor’s Choice, and other awards.
Peleman Identified New Consumer Oriented Trends
In 2005, Peleman Industries identified a new trend in the market – photo books for consumers. Targeting this new market was a big change for the company, which traditionally had a B-to-B focus. The addition of the consumer oriented Unibind PhotoBook Creator to Peleman’s product line transformed the company into a more diversified business by giving it a retail presence. Today, PhotoBook Creator is available in retail and office supply chains nationwide, as well as in six continents and more than 100 countries.
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