Quickparts Ranked 334th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500

For the second consecutive year, Quickparts is named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America.

Atlanta, GA, November 03, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Quickparts announced that it ranked 334th on Deloitte’s 2006 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 2001-2005. Quickparts grew 404% during this period.

“The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 rankings represent innovative and dynamic companies who strive to be the best. We are extremely honored to be a member of this prestigious group for the second consecutive year,” stated Ronald L. Hollis, President and CEO of Quickparts. “At Quickparts, we put our customers, and the fulfillment of their needs, first. This recognition is a reflection of this commitment to our customers, and we are proud of its significance.”

“To rank on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, companies must have phenomenal revenue growth over five years. Quickparts has proven to be one of the fast-growth success stories in North America, and we applaud their dedication to making their vision a reality,” said Tony Kern, deputy managing principal of Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry practice.

In addition to ranking on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, Quickparts ranked 14th on the Georgia Technology Fast 50 for 2006, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in the state of Georgia.

The Fast 500 ranks the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. It is compiled from Deloitte’s 16 regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. Companies are selected based on percentage revenue growth from 2001 to 2005.

Entrants must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues or devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify. Base-year operating revenues must be at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, and current-year operating revenues must be at least $5 million USD or CD. Companies must be in business a minimum of five years, and they must be headquartered within North America.

For more information on the Deloitte 2006 Technology Fast 500, visit www.fast500.com. 

About Quickparts 

Quickparts provides custom manufacturing services for engineers and designers looking to create plastic and metal parts from 3D CAD (computer-aided design) models. With its proprietary QuickQuote® geometric analysis software, Quickparts provides product designers with an instant online quote for the manufacturing of their custom parts, be it prototype or production. Quickparts’ service offerings include: Rapid Prototypes (SLA, SLS, FDM), Cast Urethanes, CNC Machining, Injection Mold Tooling and Parts, Metal Castings and Sheet Metal Parts. For more information, visit www.quickparts.com or call 877.521.8683. 

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Julie Kerwin
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Julie Kerwin