Kimray Inc. ranked in 2011 Inc. 500|5000 list

Oilfield manufacturer three-year sales growth at 10 percent

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, UNITED STATES

Oklahoma City, Nov. 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. magazine recently ranked Kimray Inc. in its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Kimray, an Oklahoma-based manufacturer of control valves and related equipment for oil and gas producing companies worldwide, ranked at 4,767 with 10 percent growth during the past three years.

"Being included in the Inc. 500|5000 list with other American entrepreneurs is a privilege and is a testament to our 700 employees who made this possible," said Kimray CEO David Hill. "The innovative and quality products that we manufacture help oil and gas companies succeed."

Kimray joins other Inc. 500|5000 companies in a median growth rate of 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.

"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs and drive the economy forward," said Jane Berentson, Inc. magazine editor. "Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is."

Kimray accompanies Spirit Airlines, Vizio and Dunkin Donuts among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

About Kimray

Founded in 1948 by Garman Kimmell, Kimray, Inc. is an Oklahoma manufacturer of control valves and related equipment for oil and gas producing companies worldwide. Kimray uses iron, steel, aluminum and thermoplastic materials to build a comprehensive line of control valves, thermostats, energy-exchange glycol pumps, gas-operated pilots and other control devices. For more information, visit