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By the numbers: Data help sum up the Top 100 companies, then and now

Oldest companies
Palmer Family of Cos. Inc. (1850)
Passero Associates D.P.C. (1850)
The Pike Cos. Ltd. (1873)
American Packaging Corp. (1901)
O’Connell Electric Co. (1911)

Youngest companies
Emerge (2012)
ProNexus LLC (2012)
APFS Wealth Management Inc. (2011)
iSecure LLC (2011)
Highpower Validation Testing &
   Lab Services Inc. (2011)

Changes in rank
 Went up: 26    Went down: 27
 No change: 1    Not ranked last year: 46

Years on the List
Wegmans Food Markets Inc.: 30
Bob Johnson Automotive Inc.: 22
Hammer Packaging: 22
Sutherland Global Services Inc.: 22
Admar Supply Co. Inc.: 21
The Bonadio Group: 18
The Pike Cos. Ltd.: 18
Wright Beverage Distributing: 17
Century Mold Co. Inc.: 16
Liberty Pumps Inc.: 16
O’Connell Electric Co.: 16
Years in business
     100 or more (1916 or before): 7
75-99 (1917-1941): 2
 50-74 (1942-1966): 3
                     25-49 (1967-1991): 26
                                          10-24 (1992-2006): 52
        Less than 10 (2007 or later): 10
The No. 1 companies
of the last 30 years
2016    Hamilton Stern Construction LLC
2015     Mirror Show Management
2014    UTC Retail
2013    Ironwood Heavy Highway LLC (Terry Tree Service LLC)
2012    5Linx Enterprises Inc.
2011    Manning & Napier Advisors Inc.
2010    SenDEC Corp.
2009    Auction Direct USA
2008    Turner Bellows Inc.
2007    Ecovation Inc.
2006    Frank Lill & Son Inc.
2005    EMA Design Automation Inc.
2004    EMA Design Automation Inc.
2003    Global Communications Solutions Inc.
2002    Paetec Communications Inc.
2001    Hover-Davis Inc.
2000    First American Equipment Finance
1999    People’s Pottery (CJF Holdings Inc.)
1998    CVC Inc.
1997    CVC Inc.
1996    Sutherland Global Services Inc.
1995    World of Science Inc.
1994    Synergy Global Solutions Inc.
1993    Synergy Global Solutions Inc.
1992    Sporting Dog Specialties Inc.
1991    O’Connell Electric Co.
1990    The Pike Co.
1989    Computerland of Upstate NY
1988    Leon’s/The Computer Store
1987    Wegmans Food Markets Inc.

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