JUNE 10, 2019 – ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Ann Arbor SPARK presented
its 21st annual FastTrack Awards to 14 Washtenaw County-based
companies that have demonstrated fast growth. Several of the 2019 FastTrack Award
recipients were multiple year winners.
“Over two decades, Ann Arbor SPARK has presented 284
FastTrack Awards to 114 fast-growing companies from Washtenaw County,” said
Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK. “This year’s class once
again includes LLamasoft who has won a FastTrack Award for 12 consecutive years,
which is an unprecedented achievement in the history of the awards.”
FastTrack Awards are presented to companies with impressive
records of growth. Recipients of this year’s awards were required to have
revenue of at least $100,000 in 2015, with an annual growth of 20 percent for
the following three years. UHY LLP is the 2019 Ann Arbor SPARK FastTrack Awards
accounting partner and verified all of the award applications.
FastTrack Award winners were recognized on Monday, June 10,
during an evening reception at the University of Michigan Golf Course Clubhouse
and supported by presenting sponsor Northstar Bank. New for 2019, the FastTrack
Award ceremony concluded a2Tech360, the week-long series of events promoting
the Ann Arbor area and our ecosystem of innovation.
One-Year Award Winners
Dog Might Games combines craftsmanship and thematic
artistry to create truly unique pieces of functional art for tabletop gaming.
The Really Useful Information Company (TRUiC) is a
media company that helps people start their own business by providing simple
guides and tools.
For 20 years, DaySmart Software has delivered
business management and workflow automation solutions to small businesses
around the world.
Ann Arbor T-shirt Company LLC is a retail apparel
brand that screen prints and embroiders in-house, and also accepts custom
Supreme Metal Solutions Inc provides cladding and installation
TorranceLearning is a nationally recognized and
awarded instructional design and development company, supporting workplace
learning and professional education for the training industry.
Two-Year Award Winner
IndustryStar provides on-demand supply chain services
through software technology.
Three-Year Award Winner
Torrent Consulting is a gold-tier Salesforce
consulting partner with five hubs in two countries, delivering expert
Four-Year Award Winner
DocNetwork is the leading electronic health record
system for camps, childcare and schools.
Six-Year Award Winners
InfoReady provides workflow automation and
marketplace software to 150 colleges and universities to help them scale up
their vital programs.
Human Element is an Ann Arbor-based eCommerce
solutions provider that is focused on users, rooted in technology and leading
brands to lasting success.
Seven-Year Award Winner
For more than 20 years, Oxford Companies has served
Ann Arbor with a fully-integrated line of commercial real estate services.
Eleven-Year Award Winner
Caelynx provides engineering solutions and product
development services to help clients establish and improve internal capacity,
expertise and design optimization
Twelve-Year Award Winner
LLamasoft’s supply chain optimization software helps
organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations.
About Ann Arbor SPARK
Ann Arbor SPARK, a non-profit organization, is advancing the region by encouraging and supporting business acceleration, attraction and retention. The organization identifies and meets the needs of business at every stage, from start-ups to large organizations. Ann Arbor SPARK collaborates with business, academic, government, and community investor partners. For more information, please call (734) 761-9317 or visit www.AnnArborUSA.org.
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