SunLink Corporation, the leading full-scope solar energy solutions provider, announced it ranked as the fastest growing energy technology company on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. SunLink grew 226 percent during this period.
“It’s gratifying to see the market responding to the vision we set three years ago to transform and move the renewables and energy tech sector forward,” said Michael Maulick, SunLink president and chief executive officer. “Our evolution from a respected engineering powerhouse to a full-scope solar energy solutions company now utilizes the latest in IoT, big data and hybrid cloud technology to enhance the value of our clients’ projects. We’re proud to join the other innovators on this distinguished list who are thinking bigger and bolder to make a profound impact on their respective industries.”
“The Deloitte 2017 North America Technology Fast 500 winners underscore the impact of technological innovation and world class customer service in driving growth, in a fiercely competitive environment,” said Sandra Shirai, vice chairman, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “These companies are on the cutting edge and are transforming the way we do business. We extend our sincere congratulations to all the winners for achieving remarkable growth while delivering new services and experiences for their customers.”
“Emerging growth companies are powering innovation in the broader economy. The growth rates delivered by companies on this year’s North America Technology Fast 500 ranking are a bright spot for the capital markets and a strong indicator that the emerging growth technology sector will continue to deliver a strong return on investment,” said Heather Gates, national managing director of Deloitte & Touche LLP’s emerging growth company practice. “Deloitte is dedicated to supporting the best and brightest companies of the future in the emerging growth company sector. We are proud to acknowledge the significant accomplishments of this year’s Fast 500 winners.”
SunLink previously ranked fifth as the Technology Fast 500TM Energy Tech award winner for 2016.
Overall, 2017 Technology Fast 500 companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 59,093 percent from 2013 to 2016, with a median growth of 380 percent.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered in North America.
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