In a three-year evaluation of the fastest growing private companies in the United States, Inc. Magazine revealed that extraktLAB ranked 202 on the annual Inc. 5000 list with a three-year revenue growth of 2122.74 Percent. Since its founding, extraktLAB has proudly provided businesses around the world with turnkey solutions in the hemp and botanical extraction industries and had grown consistenltly as a result. Read the official Inc. Magazine press release below.

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of
America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

extraktLAB Ranks No. 202 on the 2020 Inc. 5000
With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 2122.74 Percent

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NEW YORK, August 12, 2020 – Inc. Magazine today revealed that extraktLAB is No. 202 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“extraktLAB is a hemp and botanical extraction company in the business of providing full turnkey solutions for new and growing extractors,” says extrakLAB president and CEO, Dr. Jon Thompson. “Within the last three years, our efforts have grown to fulfill the needs of extractors around the world, and our nomination on the 2020 INC. 5000 list reflects those efforts. We are incredibly grateful to be recognized for our growing passion in the extraction industry and we are certain that our continued growth in this industry is only just beginning.”

Not only have the companies on the 2020 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists as well. The 2020 Inc. 5000 achieved an incredible three-year average growth of over 500 percent, and a median rate of 165 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $209 billion in 2019, accounting for over 1 million jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at The top 500 companies are also being featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 12.

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held virtually from October 23 to 27, 2020. As always, speakers will include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000


The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.)

The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc.

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About extraktLAB

extraktLAB manufactures leading-edge, supercritical CO2 extraction equipment primarily used by the hemp, and botanical extraction industries. Developed in 2014 by Ph.D. separation chemists and engineers, extraktLAB equipment is renowned for having the fastest throughput, smallest footprint, lowest operating costs, and most scalable design in the industry. We currently operate a 10-ton/day processing facility within our 38,000 sq ft manufacturing and demo facility in Wisconsin.

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