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There’s so much more to Alberta’s biggest city than energy extraction. The Calgary metropolitan area is among the most popular places to locate a company in Canada, and the city is well-represented on the 2015 PROFIT 500 Ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies.

The 35 Calgary firms on this year’s ranking headquartered grew their revenues an average of 424% between 2009 and 2014, creating an additional 3,247 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs over that period. Collectively they employed 4,689 full-time and 489 part-time employees in 2014.

Here is the complete list of Calgary’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2015.

1. Ryan Murphy Construction

PROFIT 500 Rank: 60
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Construction
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 1131%
Chief Executive(s): Lara Murphy & Karen Ryan
FTE Employees: 8

Provides construction, renovation and project management services

2. MaKami College

PROFIT 500 Rank: 73
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Consumer Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 996%
Chief Executive(s): Marija Pavkovic-Tovissi
FTE Employees: 150

Private vocational college

3. Fiasco Gelato

PROFIT 500 Rank: 75
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Manufacturing
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 989%
Chief Executive(s): James Boettcher
FTE Employees: 25

Produces artisanal gelato for specialty grocers, restaurants and cafes

4. 2 Percent Realty

PROFIT 500 Rank: 79
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Consumer Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 934%
Chief Executive(s): Roy Almog
FTE Employees: 155

Offers real estate services

5. Redrock Camps

PROFIT 500 Rank: 86
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Industrial Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 787%
Chief Executive(s): Troy Ferguson
FTE Employees: 276

Provides remote worker accommodations and hospitality

6. MAC Engineering

PROFIT 500 Rank: 103
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Professional Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 690%
Chief Executive(s): Mark Ross, Allan Wong & Chris Rahbek-Nielsen
FTE Employees: 43

Provides engineering consulting services

7. Tundra Process Solutions

PROFIT 500 Rank: 109
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Manufacturing
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 653%
Chief Executive(s): Iggy Domagalski & Dan Peet
FTE Employees: 130

Sells and installs industrial equipment

8. Crystal Creek Homes

PROFIT 500 Rank: 118
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Construction
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 595%
Chief Executive(s): Justin Bobier & Richard Boyer
FTE Employees: 65

Builds and sells new homes

9. CoolIT Systems

PROFIT 500 Rank: 119
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: Information Technology
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 578%
Chief Executive(s): Geoff Lyon
FTE Employees: 43

Sells cooling technology for data centres, servers and desktop computers

10. BluEra

PROFIT 500 Rank: 123
Head Office: Calgary
Industry: HR Services
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 559%
Chief Executive(s): Shahauna Siddiqui, Catherine Bell, Bryan Arthur & Sarah Hawitt
FTE Employees: 17

Executive recruitment and executive coaching firm

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The Next 10:

11. Stealth Energy Services

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 129

Manufactures power generation, electrical, and mechanical and process equipment for the oil and gas industry

12. Evans Hunt Group

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 133

Provides digital marketing and advertising services

13. True North Mortgage

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 141

Discount mortgage broker

14. ClearMotive Marketing Group

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 151

Marketing and communications firm with offices in Calgary and Toronto

15. ProStar Cleaning and Restoration

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 158

Cleans and restores properties following emergencies such as fire or flood

16. iON Secured Networks

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 159

Offers IT security products and staffing solutions to large enterprises

17. Dynamysk Automation

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 162

Provides automation and electrical engineering services

18. Groundswell

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 183

Delivers information management services for businesses

19. Retail Media Group / RMG Loyalty

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 185

Sells advertising space in grocery stores and loyalty programs to businesses

20. SysGen Solutions Group

PROFIT 500 Ranking: 192

IT support provider

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Other fast-growing companies from Calgary on the 2015 PROFIT 500:

20. SysGen Solutions Group (PROFIT 500 Rank: 192), 21. Solium Capital (PROFIT 500 Rank: 202), 22. Precision Manufacturing (PROFIT 500 Rank: 207), 23. DECO Windshield Repair (PROFIT 500 Rank: 222), 24. VistaVu Solutions (PROFIT 500 Rank: 226), 25. Blush Lane Organic Market (PROFIT 500 Rank: 253), 26. True North Automation (PROFIT 500 Rank: 254), 27. Questor Technology (PROFIT 500 Rank: 262), 28. CWC Energy Services (PROFIT 500 Rank: 299), 29. Splice Software (PROFIT 500 Rank: 318), 30. Blackline GPS (PROFIT 500 Rank: 323), 31. Cervus Equipment (PROFIT 500 Rank: 328), 32. Bowen Workforce Solutions (PROFIT 500 Rank: 384), 33. REC Media (PROFIT 500 Rank: 405), 34. Raven Bay Services (PROFIT 500 Rank: 457), 35. Alberta Home Services (PROFIT 500 Rank: 494).

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