Named a Fastest-Growing Company for Sixth Time

Safety sign manufacturer has been named one of America's fastest-growing private companies for a sixth consecutive year. The company achieved 80 percent revenue growth over three years and ranks as the #105 manufacturer in the US.

For the sixth consecutive year, safety sign manufacturer has been designated one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., as ranked by Inc. magazine.

The company earned a spot on the annual Inc. 5000 list by achieving revenue growth of 80 percent over the past three years. ranks as the fourth fastest-growing manufacturer in Illinois, number 15 in the Midwest and 105th in the entire U.S. The company’s overall rank is 3,776.

"In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top."

Eric Schurenberg, Editor, Inc. magazine

“We are thrilled to make the Inc. 5000 list again this year,” said company president Paul Sandefer. “It’s not easy for manufacturing companies to maintain significant growth year after year, which is why manufacturers make up less than 4 percent of the entire list,” he said. Only 15 manufacturers are on the list for the sixth time in 2015. “This is a great tribute to our employees, who take pride in their work and find innovative ways to help our customers,” said Sandefer.

“In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” said Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg. A report from the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy affirms the importance of small-to-mid-sized companies, such as ComplianceSigns: “Small businesses continue to be incubators for innovation and employment growth during the current recovery. Since the end of the recession (from mid-2009 to mid-2013), small firms accounted for 60 percent of the net new jobs.”

ComplianceSigns, founded in 2004, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of regulatory-compliant safety signs and labels, and a wide variety of other workplace identification signage including parking signs, no smoking labels and Braille restroom signs. Many of their products are used by other small businesses to comply with state, federal and local safety requirements, such as OSHA, GHS, DOT and NFPA standards.

The company sells safety signs through its website, As an Inc. 5000 honoree, will receive public recognition by the magazine, including a company profile on its website.

The 2015 Inc. 5000 companies are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. The complete list is available at the inc. website.