Winners were announced at the recent annual awards luncheon, which highlighted companies in Northeast Ohio that have grown revenue and/or added employees during the past three years.
"The city is very proud to have AtNetPlus as a part of its corporate community. AtNetPlus has consistently been honored for its outstanding commitment to small- and mid-sized organizations and we believe that this company is a vital component in economic development in our area," said Mayor Karen Fritschel. "Stow congratulates AtNetPlus for its success in growing the company in this difficult economic environment."
During the event, 76 organizations representing companies in the area were honored by Inside Business magazine for their achievements, according to Ellen Kurr, the company's marketing coordinator.
"On average, from 2008 through 2010, these companies attained 11 percent revenue growth and 7.5 percent employee growth. In 2010, they brought in over $33 billion in revenue and employed [more than] 87,000 people," she said. "AtNetPlus was one of only 14 businesses from Summit County to be acknowledged this year"
Inside Business Publisher Frank Bird said, "We are delighted to acknowledge the success of companies in the region. The NEO Success awards measure the total impact that organizations like AtNetPlus have on the community. From revenue growth and job creation to profitability, AtNetPlus and other companies like them are a catalyst for economic development in Northeast Ohio."
AtNetPlus Partner Jim Laber said, "It's good to once again be a part of such a positive event. Businesses in the area have a strong commitment toward making northeast Ohio a better place to live and work. When organizations like Inside Business recognize them it helps to promote confidence in the future of the region. We are excited to be included in this remarkable group of companies."