SIOUX FALLS, SD-Raven Industries is excited to announce its 49th place position on theForbes America's Best Small Companies. This is based on earnings growth, sales growth and return on equity throughout the past 12 months and the past five years. Raven's stock performance versus its peers was another key factor.

"It is an honor to be recognized byForbeson such a consistent basis,” says Dan Rykhus, president and CEO of Raven Industries. “We strive to be one of the best companies in America, and I believe our culture of service, innovation, quality, and peak performance sets Raven apart.”

Raven Industries is composed of four divisions:
  • Applied Technology provides electronic GPS products and information management tools designed to reduce operating costs and improve yields for the global agriculture market.
  • Engineered Films manufactures high-performance reinforced plastic sheeting for custom applications in industrial, construction, energy and agricultural markets.
  • Electronic Systems provides custom electronic manufacturing services, primarily printed circuit boards and sub-assemblies for North American original equipment manufacturers.
  • Aerostar designs and builds highly engineered aerostats for government and commercial applications including research, communications surveillance and intelligence gathering.

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