Another Central Alberta business makes list of fastest-growing companies

A second Central Alberta business has joined the Profit 500 club. WA Grain & Pulse Solutions is ranked 18th on Profit magazine’s 2014 list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

A second Central Alberta business has joined the Profit 500 club.

WA Grain & Pulse Solutions is ranked 18th on Profit magazine’s 2014 list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

The Innisfail company, which buys and sells cereals, pulses and oilseeds, was founded in 2007 by Chris and Tracey Chivilo.

Between 2008 and 2013, WA Grain & Pulse Solutions’ revenues increased by 2,733 per cent . Last year, it had 34 employees and processing facilities in Bashaw, Bowden and Vanguard, Sask.

Also on Profit’s 2014 list is Red Deer’s Rifco Inc., which provides consumer loans for new and used vehicles. It came in at 261 this year, and was ranked 85th in 2013.

The Profit rankings are based on revenue growth over a five-year period.

The full list can be found online at PROFITguide.com, and will be published in the July issue of Canadian Business.

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