Here's Where Industrial Distributors & Suppliers Rank On The 2017 Inc. 5000

You've now seen our 2017 Big 50 video countdown of the largest distributors of industrial products (and if not, you really should). Like the Big 50 and the Fortune 500, the annual Inc. 5000 list is a well-known ranking of companies — with the list based on 3-year growth rates. Essentially, it's a list of the fastest-growing companies in America.

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You've now seen our 2017 Big 50 video countdown of the largest distributors of industrial products (and if not, you really should). Like the Big 50 and the Fortune 500, the annual Inc. 5000 list is a well-known ranking of companies — with the list based on 3-year growth rates. Essentially, it's a list of the fastest-growing companies in America.

Inc. recently unveiled its 2017 list, which included a number of industrial products distributors and suppliers. Here's where they ranked.

Rank Company Growth 2016 Revenue Company description
51 BASX Solutions 6,062.1% $25.1 million Supplier of modular systems & air handling products
413 VRC Metal Systems 1,059.8% $4.5 million Supplier of high-pressure cold spray system
920 Homeland Manufacturing Services 479% $2 million Supplier of electronic components
934 G&G LED Lighting 470% $2.8 million Supplier of LED lighting products for special environments
953 Zerelli Technologies 462% $3.7 million Supplier of industrial sealing products
1,093 Deco Lighting 387% $47.4 million Supplier of LED lighting products
1,244 Noribachi 328% $38.1 million Supplier of LED lighting products for commercial/industrial
1,341 MavTel Global Solutions 302% $1.7 million Supplier of cable assemblies of copper, coax & fiber optics
1,355 Light Efficient Design 301% $37.4 million Supplier of LED retrofit for commercial HID light fixtures
2,125 All Industrial Tool Supply 173% $5 million Distributor of metalworking & machine shop supplies
2,207 INTEX Millwork Solutions 165% $13.6 million Supplier of custom PVC trim and millwork
2,316 All Things Metal 157% $6 million Supplier/fabricator of structural & miscellaneous steel
2,417 Industrial Lighting Products 149% $56.6 million Supplier of lighting products for commercial, industrial & outdoor
2,468 Nix Companies 144% $5 million Supplies metal fabrication services, industrial coatings, metal products, equipment distribution & repairs
2,431 Ideal Industries 139% $9.2 million Supplier of precision fabrication services to OEMs
2,574 Hydra-Flex 137% $12.1 million Supplies fluid handling equipment for vehicle wash
2,776 Powertrain Products 123% $13.4 million Supplies remanufactured, rebuilt and used engines, transmissions, transfer cases, cylinder heads and differentials
2,877 Component Surfaces 118% $2.7 million Supplies plating and related services for manufacturers in the semiconductor, packaging, medical and defense industries
2,925 Lee Industrial Contracting 115% $126.4 million An industrial contractor providing rigging and transportation, foundations, electrical, pipefitting, fabrication and machine repair.
2,972 Warehouse-Lighting Com 113% $9.4 million Provider of energy efficient lighting products for industrial, commercial, architectural, and residential applications
3,001 Bull Engineered Products 111% $9.9 million Designs, develops and delivers rubber and plastic products for full-service injection molding
3,020 CTEMS 110% $12.2 million Supplier of volume manufacturing of cable, harness and electromechanical assemblies for OEMs in the solar, auto and semiconductor equipment industries
3,096 Big Ass Solutions 106.% $239.5 million Supplies large ceiling fans for large industrial, agricultural and commercial settings
3,371 Unimex 94% $2.9 million Supplier of uniform footwear and apparel for public safety professionals
4,057 Ammex 69% $102.8 million Manufactures disposable gloves and barrier protection products for wholesale food service, janitorial, medical, and automotive industries
4,077 Patriot Aluminum Products 68% $17.7 million Supplies a full line of rigid aluminum and stainless steel electrical conduit, nipples, elbows and couplings
4,216 Field Fastener 63% $62.5 million Distributor of fasteners and provider of consulting services
4,255 Advanced Powder Products 62% $8.1 million Supplies net shape metal components from 3D metal printing and metal injection molding
4,292 AA METALS 61% $229 million Importer and distributor of semi-finished aluminum coils, sheets and treads and stainless steel products.
4,362 Nicolet Plastics 59% $14 million Supplier of custom plastic components for OEMs
4,400 Universal Separators 58% $2.9 million Supplier of coolant recycling systems, oil water separators, magnetic separators, sump cleaners and more for the contamination control of industrial fluids
4,424 Shields Manufacturing 57% $26.4 million Provides precision machining, turning and mechanical and optical assembly services
4,441 T&D Metal Products 57% $49.8 million Designs, prototypes, and manufactures metal components
4,473 Valudor Products 56% $43.6 million Distributes chemicals and fertilizers for industrial and agricultural uses
4,478 Advanced Piping Products 56% $5.3 million Supplies pads, hangers, bolts, clamps, and other supports for industrial pipes
4,635 Lewis Chemical Company 51% $26.1 million Supplies specialty chemicals, with particular expertise in surfactants
4,653 Fabrifast 50% $4.8 million Sheet metal fabricator
4,993 Cox Manufacturing Co. 40% $18.5 million Supplier of precision screw machine products

As you can see, only a couple of true industrial distributors made the list, with no one in the top 2,000. All Industrial Tool Supply comes in at No. 2,125, up from 2,232 a year ago. The Huntington Beach, CA company — founded in 2010 — sells metalworking tools and machine shop supplies to home hobbyists, machinists and manufacturers around the world. All Industrial was featured in Industrial Distribution's 2017 Watch List, and president Jeff Perry was featured in my March blog titled, "Newer Industrial Distributors’ Digital Advantage."

Also on the list is Machesney Park, IL-based Field Fastener at 4,216. The fastener distributor has made the Inc. 5000 in seven straight years.

And here's the full Inc. 5000, which is sortable by industry.

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