international Inc., an information technology company that does business with NASA. Here is a brief introduction to the newcomers and their rankings on this year’s list.
CAMAC ( 1 )
Specializes in oil and gas exploration, engineering, and refining. The $979.5 million Houston firm employs 1,000 people and is headed by Nigerian-born Kase L. Lawal.
Telcobuy.com ( 2 )
Posting revenues of $604 million, this Maryland Heights, Missouri, firm provides technical and e-business consulting services and contract manufacturing.
Harpo Inc. ( 9 )
This legendary television production and publishing company, headed by Oprah Winfrey, posted revenues of $285 million.
Total Premier Services Inc. ( 13 )
The Houston-based supplier of oil and gas drilling operations boasts revenues of $242 million and has 75 employees.
Madison Research Corp. ( 56 )
Located in Huntsville, Alabama, the information technology firm has 620 employees and boasts revenues of $60.6 million.
Dimensions International Inc. ( 61 )
An international information technology firm that boasts an impressive client roster including Boeing Information Services and NASA. The company posted revenues of $55.8 million.
A. L. Eastmond & Sons Inc. ( 80 )
A New York City manufacturer of broilers, the company posted revenues of $34 million and has 200 employees.
Detroit Heading L.L.C. ( 80 )
Specializes in manufacturing automotive fasteners (bolts). The $34 million Detroit firm employs 90 people. Clients include General Motors Corporation, Ford, and DaimlerChrysler Company.
Industrial Inventory Solutions L.L.C. ( 80 )
Specializing in distribution of industrial chemical and freight transportation, the Cleveland-based firm employs 275 people and boasts revenues of $34 million.
Shoprite Supermarket of West Haven ( 80 )
Employs 190 people and posted revenues of $34 million.The West Haven, Connecticut, store is headed by Samuel O. Chapman Jr.
Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery ( 85 )
With 37 franchises and six family-owned locations, the company, which specializes in Caribbean baked goods, boasts revenues of $32 million.
Tec-Masters Inc. ( 87 )
Posting 2001 revenues of $32 million, the company specializes in research and development, implementation technology, professional engineering services, navigation software, and multimedia services.
Thor Construction Inc. ( 89 )
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the company specializes in general contracting and design-building and posted 2001 revenues of $31.2 million.
Vanguard Holdings Inc. ( 95 )
Located in Savannah, Georgia, the company, which provides integrated supply services for MRO Software and Blueprint Tooling, posted revenues of $29.2 million.
White Construction Co. Inc. ( 97 )
Posting revenues of $28 million, the Detroit company provides general contracting, construction management, and design-building services.
Paradigm Solutions Corp. ( 100 )
Providing information technology solutions, the company boasts revenues of $27.2 million and is headed by Raymond A. Huger.