CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GelScrubs, the healthcare industry's leading provider of collegiate and licensed medical apparel, announces its inclusion in the prestigious Inc. 5000 ranking for 2010. Compiled annually by Inc. Magazine, the list serves as a highly regarded who's who of the fastest growing private companies in America.
"To be recognized by Inc. Magazine, the authority on corporate enterprise and entrepreneurship, is a tremendous accomplishment for our organization. We are very excited to join the ranks of its honorees," said David M. Hunt, CEO of GelScrubs. "We owe our success to our dedicated team members, business partners, and of course the valued customers who enjoy our quality apparel every day."
In its first year receiving this distinction, GelScrubs placed at #3979 in the rankings with an impressive three year growth rate of 33%. Furthermore, the steady rise of the healthcare industry keeps GelScrubs, a major supplier to medical professionals, perfectly poised for future development. The launch of two new product lines and an exclusive partnership with New Balance are already paving the way for such growth this fall. "Within the healthcare industry, there is a constant demand for comfortable, customizable, high-performance apparel – and GelScrubs is ready to meet that challenge," remarks Hunt. "We are always seeking to enhance and expand our product line, and I look forward to our continued growth in the coming years."
The 2010 Inc. 5000 provides unique insight into the current state of the U.S. economy. Companies featured in the list combated ongoing recession during the 2006-2009 measuring period to report aggregate revenue of $321.6 billion, an increase of more than 50 percent from last year. In addition, a record 1.4 million people are employed by this year's Inc. 5000, a figure illustrating perhaps the greatest impact these businesses have on the unpredictable economic landscape. Company profiles, an interactive database, and the complete Inc. 5000 list can be found online at Inc.com.
GelScrubs, based out of Chicago, IL, is the leading provider of collegiate and licensed medical apparel to the healthcare industry. Officially licensed with over 250 NCAA colleges and universities, as well as New Balance, GelScrubs sells to over 1,300 retailers nationwide. For more information, please visit us at www.gelscrubs.com.