[New York, NY]- Global animal health company, Alltech was featured as one of eight green companies by Inc. magazine. Alltech, located in Nicholasville, Kentucky, focuses on making and selling natural animal feed supplements with their 2008 revenues exceeding $400,000,000. It is believed that Alltech is the first animal health company named to the list. In conjunction with the honor of being named one of the top companies in the world in terms of ‘being green,’ Alltech was also named to the top lists of revenue (#66), employees (#79), and gross dollars of growth (#97).
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“Alltech is very pleased that Inc. magazine has recognized Alltech in their annual list,” said Alltech president and founder, Dr. Pearse Lyons. “This honor is reflection of the hard work by our employees and the confidence of our customers.”
“To our understanding, this is the first time an animal health company has been recognized by Inc.,” added Alltech vice president, Aidan Connolly. “In an era of added-value, sustainability and total traceability, it is nice to be recognized as a leader in this category.”
Alltech has recently teamed up with Muhammad Ali to create the Alltech-Muhammad Ali Center Global Education and Charitable Fund, as well as being the title sponsor for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games which will be held for the first time ever in Kentucky in 2010.
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