Spillman named one of the nation’s fastest growing companies

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Aug. 31, 2007 – Spillman Technologies is among the fastest-growing private companies in the country, according to Inc. magazine. The public safety software provider, headquartered in Salt Lake City, was one of 71 Utah companies to make the list.

On its Web site, www.inc.com, the magazine cited customer referrals as one source of Spillman's high rate of growth. In 2006 and the first half of 2007, nearly 50 percent of new Spillman customers were a product of customer referrals.

Our No. 1 priority at Spillman is customer satisfaction,” said Spillman President Lance Clark. We are pleased that the law enforcement agencies we work with are willing to recommend Spillman to others, and we are confident that with their help, our company will continue to grow.”

The 2007 Inc. 5,000 list measures the revenue growth of privately held, independent companies from 2003 through 2006. Between those years, Spillman saw a 63 percent increase in revenue growth. Spillman ranked 3,982 on the first-ever Inc. 5,000 list, which is an extension of the magazine's annual Inc. 500 list.

The Inc. 5,000 provides the most comprehensive look ever at the most important part of the economy – the entrepreneurial part,” said Inc. 5,000 Project Manager Jim Melloan.

Like Spillman, many of the companies on the list are located in the western U.S. According to Inc., the West is the second-fastest growing region in the country, home to 884 of the 5,000 companies on the list.

Spillman Technologies provides a full range of software solutions for public safety agencies, including Computer-Aided Dispatch, Records Management, Mobile Communications, Corrections Management, Fire/EMS Management, Resource Management, and Data Sharing. Each solution provides agencies with the resources to organize and manage vital information. The software is installed at more than 700 agencies nationwide.

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