Each year, Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University celebrates entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio by assembling a list of the fastest-growing companies based here in Northeast Ohio. three different categories: Upstart, Weatherhead 100, and Centurion. The prestigious Upstart award recognizes fast-growing companies with 15 or fewer employees or net sales of less than $5 million last year.
We’re thrilled to be included, and are honored that we have been selected as One of Northeast Ohio’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies!
Phil Rankin, the president at Even Mix™, explained what winning the Weatherhead 100 award means to the company:
I am very excited and proud for Special Metal Stamping. To be a manufacturing company in Northeast Ohio and included on the Weatherhead 100 is a thrill for us. My team has consistently implemented our culture across the business and taken our two brands, Special Metal Stamping and Even Mix™ to new heights. We have brought great craftsmanship to super-alloy prototyping and stamping for Special Metal Stamping and NASA technology to liquid mixing with Even Mix™. We enjoy what we do and helping our customers. Our customers have been expanding with us which is a huge vote of confidence. We are excited to keep our rate of growth into the future!
About Weatherhead 100 award
Established in 1988, The Weatherhead 100 awards are the premier celebration of Northeast Ohio’s spirit of entrepreneurship and the companies leading the way in Northeast Ohio. Each year, we recognize this elite group of companies who are the best example of leadership, growth and success in our region. Companies that make the list are recognized for their percent of revenue growth over the past five years. Qualifying companies can enter in one of the following categories: Upstart, Weatherhead 100, and Centurion.
To be eligible for the Weatherhead 100, companies must be headquartered in Ashland, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull or Wayne counties. And they cannot be a franchise or nonprofit or have been a subsidiary of another firm in the last five years.