15 Tennessee companies make Inc 500

Fifteen Tennessee companies are recognized in this year's Inc. 500 to be published in the November issue of Inc magazine. They are:

* Guy Brown Products, #42, in Brentwood with $18.2 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth rate of 557%
* Passport Health Communications, #120, in Franklin with $13.5 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 253%
* Counsel on Call, #133, in Brentwood with $2.8 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 231%
* Underground Technologies, #200, in Maryville with $7.6 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 175%
* PureWorks (d.b.a. PureSafety), #206, in Nashville with $3.8 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 173%
* Allied Home Medical, #216, in Cookeville with $7.6 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 168%
* Publishing Group of America, #249, in Franklin with $17.0 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 146%
* Franklin American Mortgage Co., #263, in Franklin with $77.0 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 138%
* Stinger Industries, #300, in Murfreesboro with $15.9 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 121%
* BCS Industries, #331, in Memphis with $75.0 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 111%
* Navarro Research and Engineering, #360, in Oak Ridge with $20.2 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 102%
* Beacon Technologies, #365, in Nashville with $7.9 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 101%
* The Whitestone Group, #411, in Knoxville with $8.1 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 91%
* Educational Outfitters, #120, in Chattanooga with $2.8 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 92%
* NovaCopy, #438, in Franklin with $12.1 million in 2003 revenue and an average annual revenue growth of 85%.