Gray & Creech Water Systems, Inc. Ranked on Top 100 List

Raleigh, NC, July 19, 2009 --( Lee Hortman, vice president of operations at Gray & Creech Water Systems, Inc. (, has announced that the company has been ranked on Business Leader magazine’s 2009 Top 100 N.C. Small Businesses list. Celebrating the top small businesses in North Carolina, Business Leader magazine’s Top 100 List ranks companies based on revenue growth, percentage of business conducted within North Carolina and the total number of employees. A company’s community involvement and its participation within industry trends are also considered as a basis for Top 100 selections. All Top 100 winners were recognized at an awards ceremony on June 17 and are featured in Business Leader magazine’s special June issue.

“We are beyond proud to be recognized as one of North Carolina’s top 100 small businesses by Business Leader magazine,” said Hortman. “We thank the publication for this honor, and consider this a milestone achievement for our growing firm.”

About Gray & Creech Water Systems, Inc.:
Originally founded in 1922 as an office duplicator distributor, Gray & Creech Water Systems, Inc. is now the largest company in the Triangle supplying state-of-the-art office drinking water purification systems to North Carolina businesses. The company uses a unique point-of-use technology that refines regular tap water to provide consistent, high-quality drinking water that is free from contaminants and odor. Gray & Creech water systems are highly renowned for providing businesses with significant cost savings over traditional bottled water solutions, typically offering companies cost savings of 50 to 65 percent. In addition to meeting the drinking water needs of businesses, Gray & Creech also provides the most advanced office coffee systems available, featuring revolutionary conveniences and coffee of exceptional quality. For more information, visit

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