Rabe Hardware is proud to announce that it has been named to the Corridor Business Journal’s annual list of Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Creative Corridor.

“We are grateful to receive and share this honor with a remarkable group of companies.  We attribute our growth and success over the last 40 years to our team of talented and dedicated employees and all our loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Rabe Hardware,” remarked Jake Rabe, Owner of Rabe Hardware.

In order to be eligible for consideration, companies had to demonstrate revenue of at least $350,000 in each of the fiscal years ending 2016, 2017 and 2018, and be headquartered in Kirkwood’s seven-county region. Accounting firm Honkamp Krueger & Co. ranked nominees according to revenue growth over a two-year period, with consideration given to both dollar and percentage increases.

Rabe Hardware was honored and ranked 24th on the list of Fastest Growing Companies on June 5, 2019 at an Awards Banquet held at the Double Tree by Hilton.  A complete, ranked list of honorees and their financial growth was profiled in the June 10 issue of the weekly Corridor Business Journal and can be viewed here.

The Corridor Media Group Inc. (CMG) is a family-owned media company based in North Liberty, Iowa, and the publisher of the Corridor Business Journal (CBJ), a weekly source of comprehensive business coverage for Iowa’s Creative Corridor. CMG also provides custom publishing, digital news, business data, and hosts the region’s most popular corporate and awards-based events.

About:  Rabe Hardware is a full-service mechanical contracting company specializing in home comfort and energy saving solutions, including; Solar, Geothermal, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and Fireplaces. Founded in 1979, Rabe Hardware is headquartered in Blairstown, Iowa with a second location in Vinton, Iowa and employs 40 people.



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