50 Fastest Growing Companies in South Carolina HonoredOct 25, 2022 02:29PM ● By Donna Isbell Walker
(Alexis Garcin (L), president and CEO of Greenville-based Michelin North America, receives the SC Economic Impact Award presented by BMW Manufacturing from Dan Adams (R), CEO and founder of The Capital Corporation. Photo by Amy Randall)
By Donna Isbell Walker
Industrial Project Innovation (IPI), the Greenville-based project and construction management firm, was honored as South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Company at a luncheon in Columbia on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022.
IPI topped the list of the SC 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the annual ranking of the Palmetto State's 50 most dynamic and successful companies. The SC 50 Fastest Growing Companies competition is presented by The Capital Corporation and sponsored by PNC Bank, Quality Business Solutions(QBS) and Integrated Media Publishing, which publishes Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine.
The keynote speaker at the luncheon, held at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, was Alexis Garcin, president and CEO of Michelin North America Inc. Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette also spoke at the event.
Rounding out the top three companies were FLEXSPACE, headquartered in Charleston, which provides industrial warehouse and cold storage space, at No. 2; and Luxor Scientific, the Greenville-based medical testing and research laboratory, at No. 3.
Michelin North America Inc. was honored with the Economic Impact Award, presented by BMW Manufacturing Co. to honor a South Carolina-based company whose performance has produced extraordinary results.
South Carolina Excellence in Business awards were also presented to four companies based in the Palmetto State. The Employee Retention Award was presented to Spartanburg Meat Processing Inc.
JEAR Logistics won the Growth in Revenues Award, while the Customer/Client Retention Award went to to Langston Construction Co. of Piedmont, LLC, and the Community Involvement Award was presented to SC Steel LLC.
To be eligible for the SC 50 Fastest Growing Companies Award, the company must be headquartered in South Carolina and be in business for at least three years and show revenues of more than $3 million in the last fiscal year. The companies are selected using a calculation based on year-over-year growth of revenue and employee headcount over the last three years.
The 50 Fastest Growing Companies are:
50. Interim Healthcare of the Upstate and Midlands, based in Greenville
49. Plus-Plus USA, Greenville
48. New South Construction Supply, Greenville
47. Echerer Painting Contractor Inc., Columbia
46. Eye Health America, Greenville
45. AFF | Group, Lyman
44. Global Lending Services, Greenville
43. Chancel Construction Inc., Conway
42. SEJ Services LLC, Mount Pleasant
41. ProGrin Dental, Greer
40. Accountfully, North Charleston
39. Solutions ITW LLC, Greenville
38. Air Compressor Services, Greenville
37. Elite Home Care, Daycenters, and Transportation, Spartanburg
36. Marleylilly, Greer
35. Integrated Biometrics, Spartanburg
34. OTO Development, Spartanburg
33. Matt O’Neill Real Estate, Mount Pleasant
32. Flare Media Agency, Greenville
31. Chronic Care Staffing, Mount Pleasant
30. STAR EV, Simpsonville
29. AMEC LLC, Greenville
28. Cantey Foundation Specialists, Camden
27. Butcher Shoppe International LLC, Greenville
26. Warehouse Services Inc., Piedmont
25. Logisticus Group, Greenville
24. Sands Investment Group, Mount Pleasant
23. Stokes & Company, CPAs, Greenville
22. The Stanley Law Group, Columbia
21. PrideStaff of Greenville, Greenville
20. Jeff Cook Real Estate, North Charleston
19. Thorne Ambulance Service, Greenville
18. JEAR Logistics, Mount Pleasant
17. Blue Haven Pools & Spas, North Charleston
16. NLJ Ventures LLC, Greenville
15. Clear Touch, Greenville
14. TerraStride Inc., Columbia
13. Bollore Logistics, North Charleston
12. Preferred Home Services, North Charleston
11. National Land Realty, Greenville
10. Jordon Construction Company, Greenville
9. Sunny Days Entertainment, Simpsonville
8. Diversified Medical Healthcare, Greenville
7. Robbins Construction Group, Summerville
6. Floyd Lee Locums, Charleston
5. Blue Sky Specialty Pharmacy, Mount Pleasant
4. iTrust Wellness Group, Greenville
3. Luxor Scientific, Greenville
2. FLEXSPACE, Charleston
1. Industrial Project Innovation, Greenville