Clipper Corporation Named by USPAACC as Fast 100 Business for Second Year
Clipper Corporation has been named by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) as one of the country’s Fast 100 Asian American Businesses for its enormous revenue and growth rate.
The complete list of winners was unveiled at USPAACC’s CelebrAsian Procurement Conference on May 31 - June 1, 2017 in San Diego, California.
The Fast 100 represent a wide array of industries, including Advertising & Marketing, Aviation, Aerospace, Architecture, Chemicals, Construction, E-Commerce, Engineering, Electronic products, Financial Services, Facility Management, Food & Beverage, Government Contracting, Healthcare, Hospitality, Information Technology, Industrial Water Purification, Janitorial Cleaning Services, Law Firm, Printing & Publishing, Staffing, Textile Importer, Renewable Energy, Telecommunications, Transportation, Pharmaceutical Distribution, Relocation, Uniforms, and Restaurant Supplies.
The Fast 100 winners were of Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Pakistani, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese heritage.
CEOs, Presidents and top-level executives of the Fast 100 flew in from all over the country to participate in the Conference and attend the Excellence Awards Reception and Gala and the networking reception celebrating the Fast 100 Asian American Businesses.
“Our Fast 100 Asian American Businesses truly exemplify the best and brightest in our community – as members of the minority business community, they are the innovators, job creators, visionaries, and industry leaders, as well as the backbone of our national economy,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. “We take great pride in shining the spotlight on their achievements and enormous business growth despite the uncertain economic landscape.”
“I am honored and proud to be selected as a Fast 100 Asian business for two years in a row,” said Lina Hu, Founder and CEO of Clipper Corporation. “Clipper prides itself on providing exceptional quality products at a great value for our customers. It’s because of our customers and their commitment to Clipper that we have been able to grow at such a fast pace.”
About Clipper Corporation
Founded in 1994 by award-winning entrepreneur Lina Hu, Clipper Corporation is recognized as a leading global distributor and manufacturer of uniforms and restaurant supplies for national and global chains, including Burger King, Yum Brands, Winn Dixie, Darden Restaurants, among others. Clipper is also the manufacturer and marketer of premier kitchenware under brand names Viking, All Recipes and Chopped. Clipper specializes in bringing its customers creative solutions, high quality products and exceptional value.
Founded in 1984 as a national non-profit non-partisan organization, USPAACC has been the single unified voice advocating equal opportunities for Pan Asian Americans in the United States. We promote and propel economic growth by opening doors to business, educational and professional opportunities for Pan Asian Americans and their business partners in major corporations, government at federal, state, and local levels, and small/minority communities. USPAACC serves as the gateway to Pan Asian American suppliers, information about Pan Asian Americans and the dynamic Asia Pacific and Indian Subcontinent markets.