Distinguishing themselves as one of the Illinois’s “Top Entrepreneurs”, Alpine Cleaning Equipment, Inc. has recently been acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.com for its overall leadership and economic achievements. The award, known as the Div500, represents the nation’s most successful privately-held businesses.

2012 marks DiversityBusiness.com’s 12th annual listing of Illinois’s top businesses. The Top Business Lists are compiled from organizations which have revolutionized the strength and financial viability throughout our communities. The winners have become highly respected sources of reference for corporations, government agencies and educational institutions who desire to increase opportunities with privately-held businesses.

“We have a great future ahead of us, especially as entrepreneurs continue to reinvent products and services that transform the way we live”, says Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company which founded DiversityBusiness.com. Our nation’s business leaders are relentless. It isn’t a mere coincidence to see our competitive spirit still alive and persevere under these circumstances.”  

“I am honored to be recognized as a Top Women Owned business by Diversity Business”, said Ruby Kular.  “Being a young women CEO in a Male Dominated Industry is the biggest challenges I overcome each day.  It’s the power of persistence that has contributed to our success as we continue to grow.”

The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “11th Annual National Multicultural Business Conference”, taking place at Foxwoods Resort & Casio in Mashantucket, CT, April 25 - April 27, 2012, Mashantucket, Connecticut.