Inc. Magazine’s annual exclusive list of America’s fastest-growing private companies — the Inc. 5000

EMS is proud to announce our inclusion on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Even more impressive, this is our 6th appearance on the Inc. 5000 list since 2009. This year, we rank at #3320 overall and #24 among all environmental services companies on the list.

We’re grateful to our 150 dedicated employees; our many valued clients who trust us with their environmental projects every day; and for the vision of EMS’s leadership, who continue to guide our tremendous growth and the continuous improvement that drives it.



EMS founder and president Jon Ransom received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Northeast Ohio Award in the Specialty Products and Services category.

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.