LeafFilter Named to 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List

HUDSON, Ohio – LeafFilter™ North, Inc., the nation’s leading gutter protection company, has been selected to appear on Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an elite ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. LeafFilter™ was the top-ranked gutter protection company in the nation and No.2 among construction companies based in Ohio.

Finishing in the top 16 percent at No. 840 puts LeafFilter™ in a rarefied class of elite businesses, considering there are 7 million private companies in the United States. With the honor, LeafFilter™ now joins companies such as Microsoft, Vizio, Under Armour, Pandora, Oracle, Zappos.com and other notable alumni.


LeafFilter™ ranked No.29 within the construction category of the entire Inc. 500|5000 list and No.2 among construction companies based in Ohio. This is the first time LeafFilter™ has appeared on the Inc. 500|5000 list. The class of 2012 included such booming companies as ING Solutions, CDW, OtterBox and even Facebook.

“To think that LeafFilter™ has been ranked among the fastest-growing companies in the nation is such a great accomplishment,” said Matt Kaulig, LeafFilter™ owner and president. “As a company, we’ve worked really hard to get to this point relatively quickly, and the best part is we’re still putting in that hard work and still expanding.”


LeafFilter™ has experienced remarkable growth in a very short period of time at 406 percent revenue increase over the past three years. Since the company’s inception, LeafFilter™ has expanded at a meteoric rate to become the industry leader in gutter protection. Starting in 2005, LeafFilter™ opened for business with one location in Hudson, Ohio, and now services the entire country through a network of offices.

LeafFilter’s commitment to Gutter Protection Perfection™ and exceptional customer service has also been recognized by numerous organizations and publications. The company was recently acknowledged by Qualified Remodeler Magazine as one of the Top 500 largest remodeling companies in the nation at No.27. The 2012 Qualified Remodeler Top 500 list also ranked LeafFilter™ highest among gutter protection companies and the youngest within the Top 30. LeafFilter™ was also rated the No.1 gutter guard system by two leading consumer publications.


In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. 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. With the ranking, Inc. magazine has included LeafFilter™ with an elite class of fastest-growing and overachieving private companies.

LeafFilter™ North, Inc. ranked on the Inc. 500|5000 based upon financial information gathered and assessed by Inc. magazine. The list is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. The 2012 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 21 to November 15 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. 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 atwww.inc.com/5000.

About LeafFilter™ North, Inc.
LeafFilter™ is the #1 rated gutter guard system by two leading consumer publications. LeafFilter’s design features a surgical-grade, stainless steel micro mesh gutter protection system. The openings within the stainless steel micro mesh are specifically sized so that only water is channeled into the gutters. LeafFilter™ North, Inc. has installed more than 10 million feet of gutter protection on homes across the Midwest, Eastern and Southern United States. For more information about LeafFilter™ gutter guards, visit https://www.leaffilter.com or call [lf_phone].

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