15 Capital Region businesses make ‘Inc. 5000’ list
Fifteen businesses based in the Capital Region have made Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Resource Environmental Solutions, a Baton Rouge-based company that restores and preserves wetlands, was the highest-ranking local business, coming in at No. 399. RES has seen its revenue go up 856% in three years, from $1.2 million in 2007 to $11.3 million in 2010. Other area companies making the Inc. list are: Tillage Construction at 1,032, General Informatics at 1,042, inoLECT at 1,473, Gulf South Technology Solutions at 2,355, LANtec of Louisiana at 2,541, Barrister Global Services Network at 2,771, Arkel International at 2,790, Medical Management Options at 2,999, D. Honore Construction at 3,129, PreSonus Auto Electronics at 3,292, Window World of Baton Rouge at 3,407, Starmount Life Insurance at 3,672, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers at 3,715, and The Newtron Group at 4,136. Overall, 42 Louisiana businesses made the list. Townsend, a Lafayette firm that operates a network of addiction treatment centers, is the highest-ranked Louisiana business on the Inc. list, coming in at No. 276. See the full report here.