A wood importer in Mount Pleasant that saw its revenues more than triple last year has been named the fastest-growing company in South Carolina, according to the Capital Corp. investment banking firm.
Direct Source Imports, which provides wood products to the construction industry, took top honors in the "S.C.'s Fastest-Growing Companies 2009" competition.
Midlands-area businesses that made the Top 25 list were:
- Arnold Construction Corp. in Columbia at No. 2
- Dennis Corp., a Columbia engineering, surveying and construction management company, at No. 5
- Industrial Service Group, a Sumter provider of linings and coatings for power industry, at No. 10
- Rhythmlink International in Columbia, a manufacturer of neurodiagnostic and sleep accessories, at No. 15
Winners were announced Thursday at the S.C. Chamber of Commerce's annual summit in Charleston.
"South Carolina is home to some of the most innovative companies in the nation," chamber president Otis Rawl said.
S.C. companies competing for the award must have been in operation at least two years and have reported revenues of at least $3 million for the most recent reported year. Winners were determined based on revenue and employment growth.