Santa Rosa, CA, August 16, 2017 – M. A. Silva USA, the leading manufacturer of premium corks, glass and packaging, announced today that it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the United States.
The Inc. 5000 list ranks private companies according to percentage revenue growth, with the 2017 list based on the % increase in revenue between 2013 and 2016. “Being named to the impressive Inc. 5000 list is a great accomplishment for our team and a direct reflection of the exceptional quality we provide in both cork and glass product lines,” said Neil Foster, President of M. A. Silva USA. “When I started the company 17 years ago with my partner Manuel Alves Silva, founder of M. A. Silva Portugal, we had the vision to deliver a dependable, vertically integrated and consistent supply of wine corks to the North American wine industry. A few years later I recognized the market opportunity for a quality wine bottle supplier; our customers needed on-time delivery of high quality glass bottles from a trusted supplier. Today, we provide the perfect winery solution for bottle and cork: Reliable. Perfect. Proven. It’s particularly satisfying that the original vision has translated into significant growth and long-term success for our company.”
About M. A. Silva USA: Based in Sonoma County, California, M. A. Silva USA is a leading manufacturer of premium natural corks, glass and packaging for North American markets. Its quality-assurance program ensures unmatched visual, mechanical and sensory characteristics of its products. The company operates on solar power and is committed to sustainability and eco-friendly operations. M. A. Silva earned both Sonoma Green Business Program and ClimateSmart™ certifications and received the Excellence Award for Sustainable Manufacturing by Trade Monthly Magazine. The company has been named Best Cork Supplier 2013, 2015 & 2016, Best Glass Supplier 2016 and 2016 North Bay Maker by the North Bay Business Journal, Best Cork Supplier 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017 and Best Bottle Supplier 2013 & 2015 by Vineyard & Winery Management magazine and 2017 Best Cork & Bottle Supplier by Trade Monthly Magazine. It is a seven-time winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work. For more information, visit www.masilva.com or call 707.636.2530.