APR Supply Co. in Lebanon, Pa., was recognized as one of the 50 businesses that made significant contributions to the growth and success of central Pennsylvania.

The recognition is part of the 10th Anniversary Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies Awards conducted by the Central Penn Business Journal.

In order to be eligible for nomination, companies needed to show revenue of at least $500,000 in 2003, 2004 and 2005, and show revenue growth in 2005 compared with 2003.

Eligible companies were to be for-profit entities with headquarters in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry or York counties.

The nominations were calculated and then ranked according to revenue growth over 2003-2005. Both dollar and percentage increases were taken into consideration. This ranking formula led to recognition of the 2006 Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies, consisting of both large and small firms.

APR Supply was ranked 37th on the list for revenue growth of 38 percent between 2003 and 2005.