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Fastway Safety Ranks 1724 on INC 5000


Press Release: Fastway Inc. earns spot on 2015 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America.

Lorain, OH, August 12, 2015- Fastway Inc. announced today that it has ranked number 1724 and number 11 in the Cleveland Metro area, by Inc. Magazine in the annual Inc. 500|5000, a sought after and exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The company grew 235% over a three year period. This is Fastway Inc.’s first year on the list and is an exciting chapter for the company who hopes to increase revenue and jobs in the future.

“Fastway Inc. feels honored and humbled to be on a list that has featured successful companies like Oracle, Microsoft, and Zappos. We are even more humbled to be representing Lorain County.” said Tom Earls, CEO. “Fastway Inc. has focused on continuing to offer top safety equipment and environmental services, while maintaining a strategy that allows these options to be affordable to our customers. Our company never sacrifices honesty or quality in place of a profit; our customer satisfaction is our main priority, which includes efficient shipping and customer service.”

“I believe that our employees are truly the ones who have contributed to our success,” added Megan Earls, Secretary Treasurer. “They have stuck by us through rough economic times and continue to work harder than most. Our employees want to contribute to Fastway’s competitive edge and remained focused in doing so.”

Inc.com released the 2015 Inc. 5000 list on August 12, 2015 which includes companies that have grown almost six fold over the past three years. Inc’s ranking is according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014, and companies must have minimum revenue of $2 million in 2014. More importantly, the entrepreneurs behind these companies are seen as leading the American economy and are amongst the brightest in the business world.To view Fastway Inc.’s complete profile on the 2015 Inc.5000 list please visit: www.inc.com/profile/fastway.

About Fastway

Fastway Inc. was founded in 1965 by Thomas Earls. Sr. and started as a small fabrication shop.Under the direction of Thomas Earls Jr., the business quickly evolved into an air pollution control systems, and became one of the leaders in the baghouse service industry.In 1998, Thomas Earls Sr. and Thomas Earls Jr. opened Fastway’s safety division. The safety division continues to grow today while transitioning into internet sales and e-commerce markets. The company employs around 13 people and is still overseen by second and now third generation family members. Fastway Inc. has resided in Lorain, OH for 46 years.

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