Diplomaframecom Named to the Inc 5000 Fast-Growth Business List For the Seventh Time

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Church Hill Classics
Contact: Jessica Joram
594 Pepper Street
Monroe, CT 06468
800 477-9005

For the Seventh Time

Monroe, CT – October 16, 2012 – For the seventh time, diplomaframe.com has made the Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. The company manufactures custom diploma frames, certificate frames, varsity letter frames, insignia gift items and awards for colleges, universities, associations, high schools, and businesses from across the country.

Inc 5000 presentation check 2012

Inc. Magazine's President, Bob LaPointe (left), presenting the Inc 5000 award to Lucie Voves (right), president of Church Hill Classics/diplomaframe.com
According to a letter from Eric Schurenberg, Editor in Chief of Inc. Magazine, "With this accomplishment, diplomaframe.com joins the rarified company of enterprises that have appeared on the list multiple times, many of which have grown to become national icons."

Lucie Voves, President and Founder of diplomaframe.com commented, "I am thrilled by diplomaframe.com's inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list for the seventh time. Without question, we work extremely hard to please our customers, produce top-quality custom frames, and leverage technology to improve our users' online experience."

Overall, diplomaframe.com had a 6% three-year growth in revenue of $6.1 million in 2008 to $6.4 million in 2011.  The industry rank is 566 in the Business Products & Services Industry category.  It is one of 64 Connecticut companies to make the list.

A profile of diplomaframe.com can be viewed on the Inc. 5000 web site at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/profile/diplomaframecom

There are nearly seven million private companies in America, but only 5000 of them are showcased as America's fastest growing companies on Inc. 5000's exclusive ranking list. A summary on Inc. 5000, noted that the companies on its list are included in 25 industries and in all 50 states. The New York City metro area had the most honorees.
Nearly half the winners had revenues between $2 million and $10 million, but more than 50 took in over $1 billion.

The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion, stated press information from Inc. 5000.

To qualify on the Inc. 5000 list, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million.

About Church Hill Classics

Church Hill Classics, known online as diplomaframe.com, manufactures custom diploma frames, certificate frames, varsity letter frames and photo frames, as well as a line of desk accessories for thousands of colleges and universities, high schools, the military, professional associations, and corporate clients. Products and framing online are offered through their e-commerce site at diplomaframe.com™ or though their partner affiliates. Church Hill Classics is a certified woman-owned business, founded in 1991 by Lucie Voves. In 2012, the company was named to Inc. 5000 Magazine's Fast-Growth Business list for the 7th time. More information of Church Hill Classics can be found at https://www.diplomaframe.com.

About Inc.com

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