7 Minn. companies among America's fastest-growing

Six companies based in the Twin Cities and one in Duluth made Inc. magazine's 2012 list of America's 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies, the Business Journal writes. A company in Plymouth was the highest ranking Minnesota company -- cracking the top 75. Last year, eight Minnesota firms were featured on the list.
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Six companies based in the Twin Cities and one in Duluth made Inc. magazine's 2012 list of America's 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies, the Business Journal writes.

GarbageMan, A Green Company, from Plymouth, was the highest ranking Minnesota company -- cracking the top 75.

Last year, eight Minnesota firms were featured on the list.

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