SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global genomics service provider, GENEWIZ, has been named to the Inc. 5000 for the second year in a row. The 34th annual Inc. 5000 is Inc. magazine's exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.
GENEWIZ is a genomics service provider of Sanger DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, high throughput/next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP-CLIA regulatory services. Its proprietary technologies deliver quality data results allowing scientists at both top-tier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and the world's most prominent research facilities and universities to more quickly advance their projects and spend more time focusing on their discoveries.
"With the largest network of genomics laboratories in the United States, as well as strategic overseas locations, we ensure our customers access to quick results, enabling them to advance their scientific research and discoveries more rapidly than ever before," said Dr. Steve Sun, GENEWIZ Chairman and CEO. "Our success and rapid growth within the R&D genomics service market is due in thanks to our strong relationships with our customers, as well as our combination of delivering quality results backed by our highly-proficient, Ph.D.-level technical support team."
The annual Inc. 5000 event was held October 21-23, 2015 in Orlando, FL. 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 story of this year's Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top," said Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. "You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don't achieve that kind of success by accident."
GENEWIZ is a global leader in R&D genomics services that enable research scientists within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agriculture, environmental and clean energy, academic, and government institutions to advance their discoveries. Customers rely on our unique and proprietary genomics technologies and services, backed by our specialized experts in DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, high throughput sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory-compliant services.
Headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, GENEWIZ is privately-held with a global network of laboratories in Boston, MA; Washington, DC Metro; Research Triangle Park, NC; San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; and Seattle, WA. International locations include Beijing, China; Suzhou, China; London, United Kingdom; and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit www.genewiz.com, and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Weibo.
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2014. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 were featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.
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The Inc. 500|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. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.