NEW YORK, August 16, 2022 – For the second consecutive year, Everest Ice and Water Systems has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.
“It’s a great honor for Everest to be recognized two years in a row on such an esteemed list,” says Gilbert Ramirez Jr., Marketing Manager at Everest. “We are proud to be a repeat honoree, and we look forward to continuing our significant growth and success. Our hardworking team is dedicated to innovation, determination, and persistence during these challenging times, and our efforts continue to pay off tremendously.”
Everest was the only ice and water vending manufacturer to make the Inc. 5000 list in both 2021 and 2022. The company has been recognized in several reputable and influential awards, including the 2021 Pros to Know Awards, the 2022 Gator100 Awards, and ranking as a top performer in the 2022 Orlando Inno Fire Awards.
Everest has seen rapid growth, exceeding its annual sales goal by 149% in 2021. The company more than doubled its workforce in 2021, doubling it again in the first six months of 2022. Following the same pattern, they tripled their office space last year, tripling it again in the first half of this year. Furthermore, in July 2022, Everest acquired an additional 50% of workspace to accommodate for its considerable growth.
The Inc. 500 list was initially introduced in 1982, expanding to the Inc. 5000 in 2007. The distinguished award has since become a symbol of success for entrepreneurs across the United States. Former notable honorees include well-known companies such as 7-Eleven, Pandora, Microsoft, Patagonia, Intuit, and more.
Companies were eligible for the 2022 Inc. 5000 list if they are privately-held, U.S.-based businesses founded and earning revenue by March 31, 2018. The minimum revenue requirement for 2018 was $100,000, and the minimum for 2021 was $2 million. List rankings are according to percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021.
This year’s list saw $317.6 billion total revenue, added 1,179,282 jobs, and celebrated 2,917 repeat honorees – including Everest. You can find the complete 2022 Inc. 5000 list ranking results here.
About Everest Ice and Water Systems Manufacturing equipment with a focus on innovating the industry since 2008, Everest Ice and Water Systems has engineered the most revolutionary ice and water vending machine on the market. Their patented VersaVend one-moving-part dispensing system leads to less maintenance, higher efficiency, and more than 7 million jam-free vends around the world – and counting. At Everest, their motto is “Always Climbing” because they work hard to enrich people’s lives and ensure their machine owners can earn a truly passive income. For more information, visit www.everesticeandwater.com.