Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Sun Prairie Companies Make Their Mark on In Business Magazine's 2009 Book of Lists

In Business Magazine ranks companies on multiple criteria each year in its annual book of lists. Several Sun Prairie companies are flexing their muscle and moving up in several key categories, including...

Fastest Growing Company (#1)
Wisconsin Distributors

A big red "1" appears in front of Wisconsin Distributors on Page 18 of this months "Book of Lists" supplement to In Business Magazine under the ranking of Fastest Growing Compaines in the Greater Madison area. Their reported revenue went from $57 million in 2006 to $90 million in 2007--a 57.9% growth in revenue, clearly making them the #1 fastest growing company in the region.

Wisconsin Distributors is a wholesale distributor for Anheuser-Busch products located in the Sun Prairie Business Park.

Congratulations (or should I say "Cheers!") to all the employees at Wisconsin Distributors for this tremendous success.

Click here for more information on Wisconsin Distributors.

Contact Neil Stechschulte at nstechschulte@cityofsunprairie.com or (608) 825-0894 for additional information on the Sun Prairie Business Park.

Top 25 Revenue Generators (#7)
QBE Regional Insurance (General Casualty)

QBE was listed as posting $1.07 billion in revenue in 2007 with 824 employees (now closer to 900 employees with more thought to be on the way). QBE insures homes, autos and businesses in 25 states.

QBE, which bought General Casualty and related companies for $1.16 billion early last year, has big plans for the Sun Prairie campus, which is slated to become one of two QBE data centers worldwide. The parent company is consolidating operations around the country and moving jobs to Sun Prairie in support areas that include information technology, finance, human resources and actuarial services.

QBE is located at the northeast corner of Hwy. 19 and Grand Ave. (CTH C) in Sun Prairie's Westside Neighborhood.

Click here for more information on
QBE and General Casualty.

Top 25 Revenue Generators (#16)
Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC)

IPC was listed as posting $572 million in revenue in 2007 with 60 employees (now closer to 75). Over the past 25 years, IPC has evolved into the nations’ largest group purchasing organization for independent pharmacies.

IPC represents 3,200 primary and 2,500 affiliate pharmacy members whose purchases exceed 8 billion dollars. Located in Sun Prairie, WI and staffed by just 75 employees, IPC prides itself on providing the most progressive and effective programs and services to put profit back in the independent pharmacy.

Click here for more information on Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC).

Click here for more information on In Business Magazine and their 2009 Book of Lists.

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