MIDLAND, MI, March 22, 2022 — SwiftWall®, a manufacturer of reusable modular panel systems, has been recognized as one of the 2022 awardees for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award, presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. SwiftWall® will be acknowledged on stage at the in-person awards ceremony during the 18th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala on May 3, 2022.
“We are honored to be named a Michigan Celebrates Small Business Award winner. I am extremely proud of our team members who continue to make our success possible,” said Joe Asiala, SwiftWall® founder and CEO. “Our team is made of imaginative dreamers and relentless innovators who are passionate about simplifying construction and the lives of those we serve. SwiftWall®’s growth in the past year is a direct reflection of those qualities.”
Companies nominated for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award must be second-stage companies, defined as having six to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants. Additionally, the companies must be privately held and headquartered in Michigan.
“Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Awardees have an incredible legacy of surviving and thriving,” commented Midland Business Alliance president and CEO, Tony Stamas, who submitted the nomination. “We feel the same way about SwiftWall®’s – their tremendous growth over the last few years has been impressive. Seeing their strong focus on innovation in a variety of applications being rewarded with large contracts around the country is truly exciting. SwiftWall®’s success is great news for the Midland community, both in their continued job growth and increased revenue.”
Judges from economic and entrepreneurship development organizations annually select the winners. The judges evaluate the nominees’ demonstration of intent and capacity to grow based on the following:
• Employee or sales growth
• Exceptional entrepreneurial leadership
• Sustainable competitive advantage
• Other notable factors that showcase the company’s success
Michigan Celebrates annually receives over 550 nominations for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award. In addition to a competitive landscape for this award, the businesses who are selected by the judges go through a rigorous due diligence process prior to the final decision.
Founded in mid-Michigan in 2014, SwiftWall® manufactures modular wall systems in the USA that can be quickly and cleanly assembled to divide and separate space during construction or to create new temporary or extended-use spaces, with minimal disruption to ongoing operations. SwiftWall® systems are assembled in a matter of minutes or hours and can be easily removed, reconfigured and reused multiple times. For more information and how-to videos, visit SwiftWall.com.
Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB) is a collaboration of trusted statewide founding organizations who offer resources for small businesses. Since 2005, Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala has placed a spotlight on how small businesses positively impact our communities and state. The MCSB organization is focused on supporting, promoting and celebrating small businesses in Michigan. Additional information and ticket information can be found at MichiganCelebrates.org.
Kinexus Group is the Managing Partner of the awards gala.