Redline Debuts Near Top of Inc. 5000
Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
Redline Automotive Merchandising LLC Ranks No. 1073 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 363%
Haddonfield, NJ, August 17, 2016 – Inc. magazine today ranked Redline Automotive Merchandising LLC NO. 1073 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and mid-sized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
With Roots in marketing and a passion for the automotive industry Redline began in 2007. Since then Redline has become one of the largest automotive photo and data collection vendors in the country. Initially focusing on service in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, Redline is constantly looking for smart expansion opportunities.
Redline also offers a growing suite of technology products geared toward engaging today’s modern, tech-savvy car shoppers. These tech products include wholly developed technology subsidiaries; TextUps LLC and TurnACar LLC. In total, Redline is contracted with over 600 automotive dealerships, houses data for over 750,000 vehicles and physically services more than 30,000 vehicles per month.
“Redline’s business model is keeping our customers happy through top-notch tech support, by providing the highest quality service and by offering only the best technology products; all at industry-leading value.” says Redline Founder and CEO, Marc Rubino. “The result of this simple business philosophy is that nearly 70% of our growth is a result of customer word-of-mouth and a yearly 97% retention rating since Redline’s inception.”
In the past three years Redline has created more than 50 full-time jobs including over a dozen manager level or higher positions.
“There is excellence at every level of our organization.” says COO and Partner Ryan Matejka. “Growing by 363% in three years isn’t easy on company infrastructure, especially in a logistical service business like ours. But, our team has not only handled, but thrived under the enjoyable strain of hyper growth.”
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
“The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business.”
Redline Public Relations Department
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.
Inc. 5000 Methodology
The 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 is $2 million.