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Progressive Design Apparel makes Inc. Magazine's list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

Inc. Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

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Progressive Design Apparel, Inc. Ranks No. 3757 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 84%

NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Indianapolis, Indiana's Progressive Design Apparel NO. 3757 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.

"We are so honored to be ranked amongst such amazing companies,  We always strive for "Moments of Awesomeness" and this is definitely one of them." stated CEO Steve Powers. "PDA is made up of an amazing team of individuals that deliver awesome customer experiences, each and every time , to be recognized for our hard work is an amazing feeling."

About Progressive Design Apparel, Inc.

Established in 1989, Progressive Design Apparel specializes Specializing in screen print, embroidery, promotional products, graphic design and our growing lifestyle brand Sugar and Bruno. PDA prides itself in being a creative and complete in-house production facility. We are passionate about creating the brand and  look that our client is seeking. Our employees make the process of customizing apparel and accessories simple, fun and worry free. PDA upholds a simple philosophy: When you look good, we look good.

The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 30), is the most competitive crop in the list's history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%. The Inc. 5000' s aggregate revenue is $211 billion, generating 505,000 jobs over the past three years. 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/inc5000.

"What surprises me, even though I know it's coming, is the sheer variety of the paths our entrepreneurs take to success, thematically reflecting how our economy has evolved," says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. "This year there are far more social media and far fewer computer hardware businesses than there were, say, six years ago. But what doesn't change is the fearsome creativity unleashed by American entrepreneurship."

More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2013. The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 is $2 million.

About Inc. and the Inc. 5000
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures,  Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders.  Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.  For more information, http://www.inc.com/.

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.


Media Contact: Steve Powers, Progressive Design Apparel, Inc., 800-875-8559, [email protected]

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