ZEV Technologies has been named the 896th fastest-growing private company in the U.S. according to Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list
Oxnard, CA – Sept. 10, 2014 – ZEV Technologies, manufacturer of components and accessories for GLOCK® pistols, has been named the 896th fastest-growing private company in the U.S. according to Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list. ZEV Technology’s 499% percent three-year growth ranked the company in the top 1000 on the list’s 33rd publishing.
“It’s an incredible honor to be recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America,” stated Dave Roberts, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for ZEV Technologies. “We believe that our growth is the result of our intense focus on improving the design, feel and performance of GLOCK pistols. GLOCK owners who want to upgrade and improve their gun, can now do that without the time and expense of a gunsmith.”
Between 2011 and 2014, ZEV Technologies grew its employee base 65%, expanded its development and executive teams, and moved into a new corporate headquarters.
ZEV Technologies also announced today that they named a new CEO, Matt Ridenour. Ridenour comes to ZEV Technologies with an extensive executive background, having previously worked with Bain & Company and as CEO for a number of high growth companies. He brings a wealth of knowledge in structure, planning, brand marketing, distribution and sales.
“I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization of creative, dedicated and talented professionals,” said Ridenour. “I believe that ZEV has a clear vision to revolutionize the firearms industry by giving its customers the ability to quickly upgrade their guns with high style and performance.”
About ZEV Technologies
ZEV Technologies, Inc. makes drop in upgrade parts for almost every part of a GLOCK pistol. ZEV’s parts are not simply a replacement; they improve the look, feel and performance of a GLOCK. ZEV modified guns are now the standard for world championship shooters. The company provides educational instructions that allow anyone, from beginners to expert gunsmiths the ability to strip down their GLOCK to install and/or replace any part available on its website.