August 15, 2019

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Inc. magazine today revealed that Allegheny Science & Technology (AST) is No. 3023 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment.

“The AST family is honored to continue our streak on the Inc. 5000 rankings for the sixth consecutive year in a row! It truly is an incredible achievement,” said Arria Hines, AST CEO. “I take great pride on the team that makes up AST which is the key factor to all our accomplishments. This level of success is only achieved by having an outstanding team that is committed to fulfilling our mission and excelling at customer excellence.”

Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, may 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.