October 24, 2013

LeafFilter Ranked to Inc. Magazine Hire Power Award

 

NEW YORK, New York – LeafFilter™ North, Inc., the nation’s leading gutter protection company, has been featured in the 2nd annual Inc. Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs over the past 18 months.

LeafFilter™ Gutter Protection experienced significant growth from January 1st, 2012 to June 30th 2013, finishing among the Top 10 private business job creators throughout the country within the Construction Category at No.9 on the ranking list. The Hudson, Ohio-based company also finished as the No.1 Construction Company and No.14 overall on Inc.’s Hire Power Award ranking of Ohio businesses with significant development and total number of jobs added.

LEAFFILTER™ GUTTER PROTECTION RANKS AS THE:

NO.1 CONSTRUCTION COMPANY ON INC. MAGAZINE’S HIRE POWER AWARD OHIO RANKING

NO.9 CONSTRUCTION COMPANY WITHIN THE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CATEGORY RANKINGS

LeafFilter™ Gutter Guards are the nation’s top-rated gutter protection system and is guaranteed to keep gutters clog free. LeafFilter™ distributes, installs, and services gutter protection systems that have a patented microfilter screen that keeps leaves and debris from accumulating in gutters.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that only 222,000 full-time jobs were added in 2012—compare those numbers to the honorees of the Inc. magazine’s Hire Power Awards, which created 69,182 jobs between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013.

The numbers become even more amazing when you look closer—the top job creator, Universal Services of America added 14,240 employees to a workforce of 35,000; second-place Vivint added 1,943 to 6,496 and third-place Heartland Dental Care added 1,759 to 4,965. These small to mid-sized companies and other just like LeafFilter™ could hold the key to restoring America’s economic vitality.

LEAFFILTER™ GUTTER PROTECTION HONORED FOR JOB CREATION OVER THE PAST 18 MONTHS

“For the second year in a row, we are pleased to recognize the employers who are putting Americans back to work for a second time,” said Eric Schurenberg, Editor-in-Chief of Inc. Magazine “The Hire Power Awards are the only awards that single out job creators. We think it’s fitting to pay tribute to company founders not just for their business prowess but also for their immense contribution to the welfare of U.S. workers and the vitality of the U.S. economy.”

LeafFilter™ Gutter Protection is among the 437 private growth companies that are Hire Power Awards honorees, leading the way in creating more American jobs. While the honorees are found across the country in 25 categories, industries with the most Hire Power companies include health, financial services, software, human resources and IT services. States with the most honorees include California, Florida, Texas, Ohio, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois and Utah.

Award categories include most jobs created in the US, most jobs created by state, most jobs created by industry and highest employee growth percentage,). Companies featured in Inc.’s November issue represent the top tier winners for the Higher Power Award and a complete list of the winners can be found on www.Inc.com.

An award ceremony, sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, will take place November 12, 2013 in San Francisco.

“At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, we understand the vital role of small and mid-sized businesses in the local economy,” said George Smith, head of Business Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. “And we are proud to partner with Inc. to sponsor the Hire Power Awards to recognize these business leaders.”

The Inc. Hire Power Award is for US-based, private companies (both for profit and non-profit). Companies must have been founded in 2011 or earlier and have employed at least 10 full-time US-based employees as of December 31, 2012. Companies must complete the Employee Verification Report. Top award finalists may also be asked to provide their 2012 EEO Employer Information Report.

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 micromesh gutter protection system. The openings within the stainless steel micromesh 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 throughout the United States. For more information about http://www.LeafFilter.com gutter guards, visit LeafFilter.com or call 1-833-376-8129.

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.