HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg company which makes a soil enhancer sold around the world has been named as one of the fastest growing businesses in the nation.
Inc. Magazine has ranked Bio Soil Enhancers, Inc. as the 2nd fastest growing private company for manufacturing in the U.S. It's also listed as the number one fastest growing private company in Mississippi.
The company has grown by about 4,000 percent in the last three years.
Bio Soil Enhancers, Inc. makes products with a soil enhancer called SumaGrow, which increases crop yields and reduces the need for fertilizer.
"We attribute it to the technology that we have and the technology is microbial technology that increases crop production and quality and there's a need for it and we have a grass roots marketing campaign," said Aimee Murry, director of public relations and marketing for Bio Soil Enhancers, Inc.
"We actually have shipped product to over 40 different countries now and doing testing in a lot of areas and will actually be building blending plants in several foreign countries here in the near future," said Chuck Grantham, executive vice-president for Bio Soil Enhancers, Inc.
More than 25 companies worldwide are licensed to market products containing SumaGrow.
The company has a 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility and a 2,000 square foot conference center in the Hub City.