Outside the Lines Named to Inc. Magazine’s 2012 Inc. 500|5000 for Second Straight Year

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Design/Construction Company Continues Rapid Growth


NEWPORT BEACH, California – August 21, 2012 – For the second year in a row, Outside the Lines (OTL), a California-based design and themed construction company, has been named to the coveted Inc. 500|5000 List of fastest-growing private U.S. companies.

Inc. magazine ranked OTL No. 1,970 on its annual Inc. 500|5000. OTL experienced 136.9% in revenue growth from 2008 to 2011, the years the rankings are based on. From 2007 to 2011, OTL realized 1,232% growth in revenue.

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“I am thrilled that OTL has been included on the Inc. 500|5000 list again in 2012,” says OTL CEO J. Wickham Zimmerman. “We were able to thrive and succeed during this tough economy because of our amazing employees.

“Our growth and success can be credited to everyone working together to fulfill our goal of providing the world’s finest rockwork, water features and themed environments,” Zimmerman says. “We take a very disciplined approach to our business and strive to exceed our clients’ expectations. Delivering superb results has clearly helped propel us to the top of our industry.”

OTL President Hugh F. Hughes says, “Our employees’ unwavering dedication to our clients and their ongoing pursuit of excellence has helped us reach this level of success.

I am honored to be part of such an elite group of talented individuals, and they deserve a round of applause for helping us earn this honor.”

About OTL
OTL (otl-inc.com) is a worldwide industry leader that creates one-of-a-kind water features, rockwork and themed environments, with services ranging from design and preconstruction to construction and post construction. Its markets include golf courses, casinos, resorts, theme parks, retail entertainment, zoos, aquariums, private estates and cultural projects. OTL’s notable projects include dynamic fountains and organic water features at the City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain at Grand Park in Los Angeles and multiple fountains at Palisades Garden Walk and Town Square in Santa Monica, California. For more information, visit otl-inc.com.

About the Inc. 500|5000
The Inc. 500|5000 is an annual ranking of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in America. As an Inc. 500|5000 honoree, Outside the Lines shares a prestigious pedigree with such notable alumni as Intuit, Zappos, Patagonia and scores of other powerhouses. This year, Inc. added Publix Supermarkets, CDW and Levi Strauss to the list.

Results of the rankings can be found at www.inc.com/5000.


Sandy Townsend