Innovative Vehicle Solutions Places In SC Fastest Growing Companies Competition
Oct 17, 2018 11:09AM
By Kathleen Maris
Vehicle Solutions placed 6th in
the S.C. Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies competition, an honor that was
announced at the annual 25 Fastest Growing Companies Awards Luncheon,
Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
PCI Group (Fort Mill), Duke Brands (Greenville), Quality Business Solutions (Travelers Rest), and A3 Communications (Irmo) were honored with S.C. Excellence in Business Awards, while Harper General Contractors (Greenville) received the S.C. Economic Impact Award. Easley's Global Sales Group received the Rising Star Award.
Innovative Vehicle Solutions launched in 2012 as a commercial truck body builder and upfitter. Since then, it has grown organically and through strategic acquisitions and alliances to five locations throughout the U.S. that are home to more than 140 employees. Its headquarters specializes in commercial van and truck upfitting and houses its R&D team. Its other facilities – located in California, Louisiana, and Texas – specialize in recreational vehicles, luxury van conversions, and ambulance/paratransit vehicles.
Now in its 17th
year, the S.C. 25 Fastest Growing Companies competition recognizes the
achievements of top-performing private and publicly owned companies that have
contributed to the Palmetto State's economy through exceptional increases in
revenues and employment. The contest was founded as a way to honor the state’s
most dynamic businesses and their contributions to our state’s economic
The S.C. Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies program was presented by The Capital Corporation and co-sponsored by Integrated Media Publishing (publisher of Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Charleston Business Magazine), BDO USA LLP, PNC Bank, Keenan Suggs | HUB, and Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP.
The SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies, in rank
1. MedTrust Medical Transport
2. Diesel Laptops
3. Frampton Construction
4. The Hiring Group
5. Clear Touch Interactive, Inc.
6. Innovative Vehicle Solutions
7. RealOp Investments
8. Cantey Foundation Specialists
9. Equiscript, LLC.
10. Hunter Quinn Homes, LLC.
11. Source Ortho
12. Intellectual Capitol
13. Harper General Contractors
15. WCM Global Wealth
16. National Land Realty
17. PCI Group
18. Advantage | ForbesBook
19. Thomas Mechanical
20. Clayton Construction Company, Inc.
21. Linden Construction
22. Duke Brands
23. Jeff Cook Real Estate, LLC
24. NextGen Supply Chain
25. Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Methodology: In 2018, companies were judged using a weighted calculation based on year-over-year growth in two categories: revenue and employee headcount. This calculation covered the annual periods from 2015 to 2017. These measurements portray positive change and true growth in any company without regard to industry and position everyone to vie for a prestigious spot among South Carolina's Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies.