ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies, Inc (ATI) - manufacturer of SISU Athletic Mouth Guard, SOVA Night Guard and Intuguard, has been honored with a FastTrack award by Ann Arbor SPARK, after demonstrating consistent year-over-year growth. Akervall Technologies manufactures the thinnest, most protective, and comfortable mouth guards on the market and is recognized in athletic, dental and medical communities as a standard for quality and innovation.
"We are beyond thrilled to receive this award from Ann Arbor Spark, who helped us get started! The positive assistance we received gave us not only monetary help with a micro loan, but also access to expert help when we needed it. I'm honored and proud that we once again are recognized as a company with a great future," said Sassa Akervall, CEO of Akervall Technologies, Inc.
In its annual meeting, Ann Arbor SPARK presented annual FastTrack awards to 17 Washtenaw County-based companies that have demonstrated impressive records of fast growth. Recipients of 2017 FastTrack awards were required to have revenue of at least $100,000 in 2013, with an annual growth of 20 percent for the following three years.
"It's incredible to see the range of companies that are thriving in our region," said Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK. "The achievement of FastTrack companies is truly remarkable: They all maintained year over year growth for three consecutive years. These leading businesses prove that Ann Arbor offers what companies need to be successful."
The SPARK Ann Arbor Fast Track award is great milestone in ATI's growth history. ATI was named one of The Fastest Growing Companies in 2014 by the State of Michigan, and in 2016 by Inc 5000. Distributed worldwide, ATI continues its momentum as the fastest growing dental injury prevention product company in the industry.
About Ann Arbor SPARK
Ann Arbor SPARK, a non-profit organization, is advancing the region by encouraging and supporting business acceleration, attraction and retention. The organization identifies and meets the needs of business at every stage, from start-ups to large organizations. Ann Arbor SPARK collaborates with business, academic, government, and community investor partners including the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Washtenaw Community College, Washtenaw County, Livingston County, the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone (LDFA), Washtenaw County etcs/Michigan Works!, the City of Ann Arbor, Bank of Ann Arbor and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. www.AnnArborUSA.org.
About Akervall Technologies, Inc.
Named one of Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the US, Akervall Technologies Inc (ATI) manufacturers ultra thin, no impressions, custom fit, remoldable mouthguards. SISU™ guard, SOVA® nightguard and Intuguard allow users to talk and drink for sports, dentistry, military and hospital markets. Committed to cutting-edge technology of dental protection, ATI mouthguards are made of a non-compressible thermoplastic polymer that is 30% stronger than conventional mouthguards. All Guards are FDA approved, BPA, phthalate, PVC and latex free. Learn more: www.sisuguard.com & www.sovanightguard.com
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