Strategic Factory Makes Inc. 5000 List for Second Straight Year

August 17, 2017 / Company News

Owings Mills, August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked Strategic Factory No. 3224 (3322 in 2016) in the 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

“It is an honor to be ranked as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the second straight year. The only thing that is constant is change and we pride ourselves on being innovative and creative while providing a quality product at a reasonable price.” – Strategic Factory CEO Keith Miller

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 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

“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive. The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.” – Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg

The 10th annual Inc. 5000 conference and gala celebrating all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.

Strategic Factory encourages collaboration between strategy and creativity to deliver powerful, cohesive and innovative campaigns. Services include digital and creative marketing, graphic design, printing, mailing, indoor and outdoor signage, promotional products, and customized packaging and apparel. We oversee all projects from concept through completion and our capabilities offer clients a single and professional source for all their communication needs. Learn more about the company’s award-winning culture: