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The 2015 PROFIT 500: Edmonton's Fastest-Growing Companies

The Sunshine Province's capital is full of smart firms. Meet some of the city's most successful businesses

Written by PROFIT Staff

Alberta’s capital is a regional economic engine in it’s own right. And it boasts a sizeable contingent on the 2015 PROFIT 500 Ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies.

The 24 firms from the Edmonton Capital Region on this year’s ranking headquartered grew their revenues a whopping average of 1,179% between 2009 and 2014, the highest of any major metropolitan area represented on the list. That inspiring performance created an additional 1,820 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs, and the firms collectively employed 2,301 full-time and 524 part-time employees in 2014.

Here is the complete list of Edmonton’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2015.

1. RMS Builders

PROFIT 500 Rank: 2
Head Office: Edmonton
Industry: Construction
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 15,126%
Chief Executive(s): Curtis Way, Hashim Bakir & Laura Way-Olenek
FTE Employees: 25

Offers integrated construction services

2. TerraPro

PROFIT 500 Rank: 7
Head Office: Sherwood Park, Alta.
Industry: Industrial Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 5,607%
Chief Executive(s): Jeff Schellenberg & Colin Schmidt
FTE Employees: 120

Provides environmental protection supplies and services to oil and gas companies

3. KV Capital

PROFIT 500 Rank: 61
Head Office: Edmonton
Industry: Financial Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 1,112%
Chief Executive(s): Shafin Kanji & Aleem Virani
FTE Employees: 12

Non-bank lender and private equity firm

4. DevFacto Technologies

PROFIT 500 Rank: 78
Head Office: Edmonton
Industry: Software
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 944%
Chief Executive(s): Chris Izquierdo
FTE Employees: 115

Provides IT consulting services

5. ENTREC Corporation

PROFIT 500 Rank: 82
Head Office: Acheson, Alta.
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 905%
Chief Executive(s): John Stevens
FTE Employees: 700

Provides crane and specialized transportation services

6. Connect Control Systems

PROFIT 500 Rank: 84
Head Office: St. Albert, Alta.
Industry: Industrial Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 832%
Chief Executive(s): Ian Taylor
FTE Employees: 32

Delivers industrial automation products and services

7. Pleasant Solutions

PROFIT 500 Rank: 88
Head Office: Edmonton
Industry: Information Technology
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 747%
Chief Executive(s): Thomas Stachura
FTE Employees: 36

Software developers

8. Ontracks Consulting

PROFIT 500 Rank: 122
Head Office: Edmonton
Industry: Information Technology
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 565%
Chief Executive(s): Craig Mackenzie, Frank Vanderham & Jason Sadovia
FTE Employees: 42

Software implementation and operations consultation

9. Kanvi Homes

PROFIT 500 Rank: 217
Head Office: Edmonton
Industry: Construction
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 271%
Chief Executive(s): Shafin Kanji & Farhan Virani
FTE Employees: 29

Builds single family homes in the greater Edmonton area

10. Gateway Trailer Repairs

PROFIT 500 Rank: 220
Head Office: Edmonton
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 269%
Chief Executive(s): Aaron Beaupre & Ann Beaupre
FTE Employees: 70

Provides maintenance services for the Canadian trucking industry

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Other fast-growing companies from the Edmonton Capital Region on the 2015 PROFIT 500:

11. Arrow Engineering (PROFIT 500 Rank: 244), 12. Yardstick Software (PROFIT 500 Rank: 270), 13. Silver Creek Software (PROFIT 500 Rank: 282), 14. Weiss Johnson Sheet Metal (PROFIT 500 Rank: 306), 15. Barricades and Signs (PROFIT 500 Rank: 330), 16. AltaPro Electric (PROFIT 500 Rank: 342), 17. LawDepot.com (PROFIT 500 Rank: 382), 18. 3CIS (PROFIT 500 Rank: 393), 19. Sundance Ski & Board Shop (PROFIT 500 Rank: 397), 20. Liberty Security (PROFIT 500 Rank: 414), 21. Rohit Group of Companies (PROFIT 500 Rank: 426), 22. Bri-Chem (PROFIT 500 Rank: 430), 23. Rocky Mountain Liquor (PROFIT 500 Rank: 466), 24. Italian Centre Shop (PROFIT 500 Rank: 486).

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Originally appeared on PROFITguide.com