RALEIGH, N.C. – 06 NOVMBER 2008 – Raleigh Metal Recycling, the Triangle’s leader in Scrap Metal Recycling serving the Industrial and Consumer markets, has been awarded for the first time this prestigious award, entering the list at number 30, of 50 great growth companies. Gregory Brown, President and CEO said, "This award was due to the great team we have built and the major upgrades we have made to the facility in the last year and a half that has greatly enhanced customer service and productivity. A lot of hard work, by a lot of people allowed us to earn this terrific award." Mr. Brown continued, "The recycling of scrap metal in the Raleigh NC area has become a critical industry to support the area’s businesses and the public. We are able to offer outstanding scrap metal prices and service for scrap steel, scrap copper, scrap aluminum, etc." He continued, "An exciting part of our business is that we now are one of the Triangle’s largest exporters to China. We ship multiple containers/cargo loads of scrap metal to China weekly and have recently begun to export to Korea as well." To learn more about Raleigh Metal Recycling, including a list of "What We Buy", go to www.raleighscrapmetalrecycling.com. Raleigh Metal Recycling serves Raleigh, Durham, Wake Forest, Burlington, Clinton, Henderson and surrounding areas and their sister operation Goldsboro Metal Recycling www.goldsboroscrapmetalrecycling.com, serves the Goldsboro, New Bern, Greenville, Wilson, Kinston and Mt. Olive and surrounding areas.

Triangle Business Journal staged the Fast 50 event at the new Raleigh Convention Center. The VIP reception, gala dinner and awards ceremony drew a crowd of almost 700, the highest attendance in the event’s history.

The Fast 50 rankings were determined by an analysis of three-year revenue and profit metrics performed by accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the events sponsors. More than 100 Triangle-based companies submitted financial data to PricewaterhouseCoopers, which analyzed the numbers and kept them strictly confidential. The only information provided to Triangle Business Journal were the top 50 companies’ names and rankings.

In addition to PricewaterhouseCoopers, sponsors for the Fast 50 awards were the Association for Corporate Growth, Capital Bank, Eye Care Associates, Global Knowledge, Moore & Van Allen, MRPP, the North Carolina Technology Association and the Raleigh Convention Center.

FAST 50 WINNERS

  1. MedPro Rx Inc.
  2. Mainline Contracting Inc.
  3. INC Research Inc.
  4. Professional Builders Supply LLC.
  5. TrialCard Incorporated.
  6. Bandwidth.com.
  7. Integrated Clinical Trial Services.
  8. Clarkston Consulting.
  9. USfalcon Inc.
  10. Physicians Pharmacy Alliance Inc.
  11. Hatteras Networks.
  12. VACO Raleigh LLC.
  13. Overture Networks.
  14. Rockett Interactive.
  15. Hosted Solutions LLC.
  16. Campbell Alliance.
  17. Spectraforce Technologies Inc.
  18. Quintiles Transnational.
  19. Talecris Biotherapeutics.
  20. Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc.
  21. The Redwoods Group.
  22. LM Restaurants Inc.
  23. McKim & Creed, P.A.
  24. SciQuest.
  25. Captive-Aire Systems Inc.
  26. RTI International.
  27. ChannelAdvisor Corp.
  28. Bobbitt Design Build Inc.
  29. Storr Office Environments Inc.
  30. Raleigh Metal Recycling
  31. Rex Healthcare.
  32. Withers & Ravenel.
  33. Relativity Technologies.
  34. STATE Contracting Inc.
  35. Anderson Homes.
  36. Schooldude.com.
  37. Mutual Distributing Company.
  38. Pharmalinkfhi Inc.
  39. InServ.
  40. MedThink Communications.
  41. Yonkers Industries Inc.
  42. Optimum Lighting Inc.
  43. Doe & Ingalls Management LLC.
  44. Greene Resources Inc.
  45. American Research Institute Inc.
  46. Grubb & Ellis|Thomas Linderman Graham.
  47. Corporate Facility Services Inc.
  48. Mulkey Engineers & Consultants.
  49. Frankel Staffing Partners.
  50. Pharmaceutical Calibrations and Instrumentations LLC

Released: November 6, 2008