APP Ranks in the Top 100 of PA Companies on Inc. 5000 List

Philipsburg, PA September 9, 2019 – Advanced Powder Products, Inc. (APP), a top metal injection molding and 3D metal printing company, earns a spot on the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth time. While it holds the 3066th on the entire list of fastest growing private companies in the United States, APP ranked 87th in Pennsylvania and 86th among honorees in the manufacturing industry.

Founded in 2000, APP manufactures net-shape precision metal components for the firearms, medical, industrial and defense industries. Snagging a spot on one of the most prestigious lists comes at an appropriate time. The company recently broke ground on a building expansion that will not only increase capacity but enable vertical integration.

“Our goal is to shape American manufacturing and to accomplish this, we must make advancements to better serve our customer base,” said president, Donald Heaney. will be featuring the top 500 companies in this month’s issue of Inc. Inc. highlights that these companies have been very competitive within their markets, and revealed staggering growth compared with prior lists. APP’s three-year growth was 121% adding to the astounding average growth of 454% for the 2019 Inc. 5000 honorees.

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Founded in 2000, Advanced Powder Products, Inc. (APP) specializes in metal injection molding (MIM) and 3D metal printing for the firearms, medical, industrial and defense industries. The U.S. based company offers additional proprietary solutions including ProtoMIM® and Printalloy® that give the customer multiple options for precision, net-shape components. Today, the company delivers over 10 million components to the OEM market annually. For more information, visit


The 2019 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2015 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, several companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2015 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at


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