SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Dec. 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Five times running! Raven Industries is excited to announce their position on the Forbes Top 100 Small Companies list in America. This is a great honor based on earnings growth, sales growth and return on equity over the past 12 months and five years. Raven's strong stock performance was another key factor compared amongst our peers. Check out the list for yourself at .
"Over the past decade, our strategy to grow within our key niche markets has served the Corporation well. It is an honor to be recognized again by Forbes for the successes that we have accomplished. To be one of the best small companies in America, we must have one of the best teams in America. I believe it is our team, and their commitment to our long term success, that sets Raven apart and allows us to execute so well on this strategy." - Dan Rykhus, President and Chief Executive Officer, Raven Industries
Raven Industries is a diversified technology company that embraces an integrated approach amongst its four divisions:
- Applied Technology provides electronic GPS products and information management tools designed to reduce operating costs and improve yields for the global agriculture market.
- Engineered Films manufactures high-performance reinforced plastic sheeting for custom applications in industrial, construction, energy and agricultural markets.
- Electronic Systems provides custom electronic manufacturing services, primarily printed circuit boards and sub-assemblies for North American original equipment manufacturers.
- Aerostar designs and builds highly engineered aerostats for government and commercial applications including research, communications surveillance and intelligence gathering.
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CONTACT: Raven Industries, Inc. Jan Matthiesen (605) 336-2750