AUSTIN MANUFACTURING SERVICES (AMS) Ranks # 4258 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000, with Three-Year Sales Growth of 59%.

AMS ranked #7 in Texas (Manufacturing companies, revenues $20M+).

SOURCE: 2013 - Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000

NEW YORK, September 13, 2013-- Inc. magazine today ranked AUSTIN MANUFACTURING SERVCIES NO. 4258 on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

For 32 years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest growing companies in America into this exclusive group. The Inc. 5000 was harder to get into this year than ever in its history. The median company on the list increased sales by more than 140 percent since then start of 2010. This year's honorees join Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Pantagonia, Oracle and dozens of other notable recent alumni. The 2013 list added powerhouses such as Alex and Ani, LivingSocial, Bojangles, OtterBox, and KT Tape.

"Back-to-back years of extraordinary growth has allowed us to appear on the Inc. list for several years now, and we are proud of that overall accomplishment. I think I pay closer attention, however, to how we rank in our industry and region of the country against other firms in our tier, and in that regard, we are very pleased." said Neil Ashley, VP of Corporate & Business Development of AMS.

"Congratulations to you and your team. You should be proud of all that Austin Manufacturing Services has achieved to date. I wish you many more years of success," Inc. magazine Editor in chief Eric Schurenberg. 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 www.inc.com/5000.

Inc. Methodology

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. 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 http://www.inc.com/500.