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ESN Soars in Ranking on 2009 Inc. 5000; Tallies 56% in Growth in Three Years

Engineering Service Network, Inc. (ESN) Rises Among Fastest-Growing Firms


Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, ESN of Arlington, VA, rose in ranking on the Inc. 5000's list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.


In its September issue, Inc. magazine named Engineering Services Network Inc. -- a trusted leader in engineering, IT and business consulting -- among the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States.


ESN soared in the rankings to No. 3,863, up from 4,412 on the 2008 Inc. 5000. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- the nation's independent-minded entrepreneurs.


Inc. 5000 also showed that ESN's revenue surged 56.3% over the last three years -- growing from $16.9 million in 2005 to $26.4 million in 2008.


"Our continued growth is a reflection of the hard work and dedication our employees give to our customers," saidRaymond F. Lopez Jr., President and CEO of ESN, a service-disabled, veteran-owned company. "We work 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, Military Sealift Command and federal agencies."


"Our philosophy for growth has been to provide top-notch and timely services -- every time. Our customers can count on ESN," Lopez said.


ESN's ranking can be found


"Savvy trend spotters and those who invest in private companies know that the Inc. 5000 is the best place to find out about young companies that are achieving success through a wide variety of unprecedented business models, as well as older private companies that are still expanding at an impressive rate," said Inc. 5000 project manager Jim Melloan.


IT services had the most companies on this year's list, with 658. Government services was the top industry gainer.


ESN performs engineeringIT and business consulting services for the U.S. military, the Department of Health and Human Services, and other federal agencies.


ESN (Engineering Services Network, Inc.) is a trusted leader in engineering and technology solutions. For more than a decade, we have been proudly standing shoulder to shoulder with our military and government customers, delivering critical services for missions that matter. ESN provides services in five key areas: engineering and technical supportstrategic and program managementtesting and evaluationoperations support; andinformation technology.


Based in Arlington, VA, ESN has regional and field offices throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Founded in 1995, ESN has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification. ESN customers include the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, Military Sealift Command, Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies. ESN is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).


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