Ranks 2,920 overall and 65th in energy industry.
Taylor, Mich.-based Atlas Oil Co. is among the fastest growing private companies in the nation for the third year running. Inc. Magazine just published its fifth annual Inc. 5000 list, and Atlas increased its position by 1,226 spots to 2,920 overall.
Within the energy industry, Atlas ranks 65, and in Michigan, where Atlas is headquartered, the company is ranked No. 41.
“Atlas continues to grow because of our relentless focus on our customers and their needs,” said Sam Simon, CEO & president of Atlas Oil Co. “Atlas team members really set us apart; our engaging culture gives us a distinct advantage in the marketplace.”
In a stagnant economic environment, the median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94%. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14% from last year.
“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” said Inc. magazine Editor Jane Berentson.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
Atlas is a national fuel supply and distribution company that meets the fuel and service needs of businesses, municipalities and government agencies in 23 states. Atlas also supplies fuel to nearly 400 gasoline convenience stores throughout Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.