IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — RRDS, Inc., the Southern California based federal defense contractor, was featured on the Inc. 5,000 list for 2018. Within just four years in business, RRDS ranked number 74 on the 2018 Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In terms of revenue growth, this puts RRDS in the top 1.5 percent of all companies in the United States.
Message from the founders: “Making the Inc. 5,000 list is a huge honor, but breaking into the top 100 companies is an achievement beyond compare. We couldn’t have done this without our amazing team of dedicated and hardworking employees. Thank you to everyone that has contributed towards this goal and supported us on this journey. Here at RRDS, we summarize our company’s mission with the phrase, ‘You Deploy, We Deliver.’ This phrase reminds us every day that our purpose, as a company, is to deliver to our service men and women the equipment and support they need, when they need it, and wherever they need it. That is why we are proud to let you know that Inc. Magazine, in recognition of our success in fulfilling our mission, has honored RRDS by including our company in the Aug. 15, 2018, Inc. 5,000 list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. “
— Troy Barnes and Samir Naqvi
James Ledbetter Editor in Chief, Inc. Media said, “Welcome to the most exclusive club in business! On behalf of all of us at Inc., I am delighted to inform you that RRDS has earned the position of 74 on the 2018 Inc. 5000. Each year for 36 years, Inc. has recognized the fastest-growing private companies in America, and this year’s set of winners places the bar very high indeed. Companies that made the list, on average, have grown sixfold since 2014. During a stretch when the economy grew around 11 percent, that’s a result most businesses can only dream of. As an Inc. 5,000 honoree, RRDS now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, GoPro. Timberland, Clif Bar, Patagonia, Oracle, Box, GrubHub, and dozens of other alumni that have gone on to become household names. In addition to RRDS, the class of 2018 includes such powerhouses as Peloton, Brooklinen, and PopSockets. In other words, you are in very good company. Congratulations to you and your team. You should be proud of all RRDS has achieved to date.”