AVI-SPL Ranks #45 on Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2008 Fast 50 List

TAMPA, FL-–AVI-SPL was recently honored on the Tampa Bay Business Journal's Fast 50 listing as the 45th fastest growing privately-held company in Tampa Bay.

AVI-SPL's 28 percent growth from 2005-2007 landed the company 45th on the elite list surpassing 2007's ranking at 49th.

AVI-SPL was also presented with an award for Dollar Revenue Growth highlighting the company's $55.8 million revenue growth over the last three years. AVI-SPL ranked fourth out of the 10 companies honored in the category.

"We are proud to be recognized as a flourishing company in Tampa Bay," said Martin Schaffel, AVI-SPL managing chairman. We've enjoyed steady growth since 1979 and will continue on that path. Since our merger in April, we've nearly doubled our number of regional offices and grown to more than 1,400 employees. As we continue to build on our national and global presence and meet the increasing demands for technology, we look forward to a bright future."