Clark Associates, Inc. Is Recognized by CPBJ as the Region’s #1 Fastest Growing Company In 2018

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(Lancaster, PA, September 17, 2018) – Clark Associates, Inc. was named the #1 Fastest Growing Company at Central Penn Business Journal's “Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies” 2018 awards breakfast. This also marks the 10th consecutive year Clark Associates, Inc. has made CPBJ’s list, and its 2nd year being ranked #1. Gene Clark, President of Clark Food Service Equipment, and Steve Leaman, President of The Restaurant Store, were there to accept the award on Clark Associates’ behalf.

Clark Associates' success comes from a combination of possessing an entrepreneurial spirit, a commitment to integrity and ethics, and a unique approach on hiring and training the right people.

Clark Associates has continued to renovate existing buildings and acquire additional facilities to improve the logistical side of its business as it simultaneously continues hiring more team members. In late 2017, the company acquired Hometown Provisions, Inc., a regional broadline food service distributor that provides a convenient way to order quality food products, as a new business unit under its family of companies.

The Central Penn Business Journal's “Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies” award identifies the region's most dynamic companies that make significant contributions to the strength of the mid-state's economy. Nominated companies are ranked according to revenue growth over a three-year period, with both dollar and percentage increases taken into consideration. This ranking formula leads to recognition of both large and small companies.

About Clark Associates:

Clark Associates is a privately held company headquartered in Lancaster, Pa. and has been recognized as one of Central Pa's fastest growing companies as well as Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine's 2015 Dealer of the Year. Employing over 1,800 people, Clark’s multiple divisions and branches in mechanical, sales and manufacturing serve a variety of commercial food service customers nationwide. For more information on our business and history, please visit

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