Calgary’s Fastest-Growing Companies: 2017 PROFIT 500

 
PROFIT 500: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
The view of Calgary, Alberta as the sun rises (Henryk Sadura/Shutterstock)

The view of Calgary, Alberta as the sun rises (Henryk Sadura/Shutterstock)

Calgary may be the headquarters city of choice for the energy industry, but the city’s representatives on the 2017 PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies come from a wide range of industries.

The 19 Calgary firms on this year’s ranking grew their revenues an average of 341% between 2011 and 2016. Collectively they employed 1,084 full time-equivalent employees in 2016.

Here is the complete list of Calgary’s fastest-growing companies for 2017.

1. Vets To Go
PROFIT 500: No. 72
Growth (2011–2016): 986%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Offers in-home veterinary services to pet owners

2. Ryan Murphy Construction
PROFIT 500: No. 90
Growth (2011–2016): 801%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Provides construction, renovation and project-management services

3. Fiasco Gelato
PROFIT 500: No. 101
Growth (2011–2016): 716%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Manufactures all-natural gelato and sorbets sold in grocery stores

4. Summit Kids
PROFIT 500: No. 116
Growth (2011–2016): 593%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Develops out-of-school childcare and education programs

5. iON United
PROFIT 500: No. 136
Growth (2011–2016): 513%
Revenue (2016): $20–50 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Deploys and maintains clients' IT security infrastructure

6. 2 Percent Realty
PROFIT 500: No. 157
Growth (2011–2016): 448%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Facilitates real estate transactions

7. Blackline Safety
PROFIT 500: No. 201
Growth (2011–2016): 316%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Develops and manufactures equipment to monitor the safety of industrial workers

8. Rockwood Custom Homes
PROFIT 500: No. 224
Growth (2011–2016): 279%
Revenue (2016): $20–50 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Builds and renovates luxury homes

9. Fitter International (Fitterfirst)
PROFIT 500: No. 225
Growth (2011–2016): 275%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Manufactures fitness training tools and ergonomic office products

10. Livestock Water Recycling
PROFIT 500: No. 241
Growth (2011–2016): 252%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Designs and manufactures livestock manure treatment systems

11. Hope Street Real Estate Corp.
PROFIT 500: No. 245
Growth (2011–2016): 248%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Manages residential rental properties for landlords, homeowners and investors

12. ProStar Cleaning and Restoration
PROFIT 500: No. 295
Growth (2011–2016): 199%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Cleans and restores properties following disasters such as fires or floods

13. Blush Lane Organic Market
PROFIT 500: No. 343
Growth (2011–2016): 162%
Revenue (2016): $20–50 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Operates organic and natural food grocery stores

14. The Canadian Trade House
PROFIT 500: No. 354
Growth (2011–2016): 155%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Imports and distributes food products in Canada and the U.S.

15. SysGen Solutions Group
PROFIT 500: No. 387
Growth (2011–2016): 125%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Provides IT consulting for small and mid-sized businesses in Western Canada

16. Rosedale Sheet Metal
PROFIT 500: No. 409
Growth (2011–2016): 116%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Manufactures sheet metal products for HVAC contractors and other industrial clients

17. CTX Logistics
PROFIT 500: No. 413
Growth (2011–2016): 113%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Transports goods across North America, specializing in produce

18. REC Media
PROFIT 500: No. 450
Growth (2011–2016): 93%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Develops and delivers advertising campaigns in community recreational facilities

19. Dynamysk
PROFIT 500: No. 478
Growth (2011–2016): 83%
Revenue (2016): $20–50 million
Headquarters: Cagary, Alta.
What it does: Designs, installs and maintains industrial automation and electrical engineering systems


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