WDT Makes 2010 Inc. 5000 List
by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 28, 2010 10:06:16 AM
Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., (WDT) has been listed for the fifth time on the prestigious Inc. magazine’s Inc. 500/5000 list.
For more than 25 years, Inc. magazine and Inc.com have celebrated the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial leaders - the men and women leading the fastest-growing, private companies in America - with the annual Inc. 5000 list. This list is an annual ranking of the country's top 5000 fastest-growing, private companies and also features a special ranking of the top 10 percent of the list - the Inc. 500.
“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.”
"We really value the sort of international recognition given to highly successful ventures afforded by the Inc. 5000 listing," said Mike Eilts, President, WDT. "WDT has made great strides since last year, providing an ever-increasing array of global weather services to leading U.S. companies, and industry-leading iMap® geo-targeted mobile and interactive applications to over 800 local media websites including a rapidly growing number of companies seeking state-of-the-science mobile weather applications.
“We continue to see increasing demand for our expert professional meteorological services from large institutions and multinational corporations alike. We are really excited about the rapid growth we are experiencing as a company right now," said Eilts.
The 2010 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be based in the United States, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2009.
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About Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT)
Founded in 2000, Weather Decision Technologies has become a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems and services to our partners and customers. WDT's iMap services provide dynamic, web-based and mobile interactive mapping solutions for the world's leading local media companies. WDT maintains operational and international offices in Washington, D.C.; Norman, Oklahoma, and Atlanta, Georgia.http://www.wdtinc.com