By Josh Heck – Wichita Business Journal 08/17/16
Eight Wichita businesses and one each in Hutchinson and McPherson are among the fastest growing companies in America.
Those entities are featured on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.
At No. 79, West Hills Capital is the highest ranking Wichita company on the list and the fastest growing
company in Kansas. The company buys and sells gold and silver and rare coins that people use as investments.
West Hills has $6.3 million in revenue, a total that has grown by more than 3,700 percent over a three-year period, the Inc. 5000 list shows.
All Things BBQ was the next closest ranked at 1,507. The company has grown its revenue over a three-year period 253 percent to $5.2 million.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers comes in at 2,165 with a three-year revenue growth of 170 percent to $267 million.
Occidental Management is No. 2,357 with $16.4 million in revenue, a three-year growth rate of 154 percent.
Zernco Inc. is No. 2,493 with $29
million in revenue and a three-year growth of 143 percent.
RSM Marketing Services, formerly RSA Marketing Services, is No. 3,422 with $2.9 million and a three-year growth of 95 percent.
Builders Plus Construction is No. 4,144 on the Inc. 5000 list with $6.9 million in revenue and a three-year growth of 67 percent.
Voice Products Inc. rounds out the group of Wichita companies on the list at No. 4,467. Inc. lists Voice Products’ revenue at $9.2 million with a three-year growth rate of 57 percent.
Prairie Landworks in McPherson ranked No. 224 on the list, while IdeaTek Telcom in Hutchinson is 1,373 on the list.
Kansas City-based Title Boxing Club, which has operations in Wichita, comes in at No. 1,607.
All Things BBQ, RSM, Freddy’s and Occidental were also featured on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list. Freddy’s and All Things BBQ were included on the 2014 fastest-growing companies list as well.