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Pelican Waste & Debris is one of the fastest-growing private companies in the country.

Inc. Magazine revealed today that the company ranked No. 454 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fast-growing private companies.

The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment – its independent small businesses.

Pelican Waste & Debris joins a long list of notable alumni on the list, including companies like Microsoft, Dell, Domino's Pizza, Pandora, Timberland and many others.

“We are continuously developing new and innovative solutions to our industries changing disposal needs," Pelican Waste & Debris Owner Roddie Matherne said. "Whether it’s providing reliable residential garbage collection or creating innovative commercial services, Pelican is constantly striving to provide its customers the highest quality and most dependable products.Team Pelican will always get the job done.”

The full list of companies is available at, with the Top 500 companies to be featured in their September Issue, which will be on newsstands on Aug. 20.

The list shows a staggering growth compared to prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454 percent and a median growth rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 10 to 12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

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