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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: General Kinematics Makes the Inc. 5000 List, Growing 77%

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General Kinematics Makes 2023 the Inc. 5000 List, Growing 77%. 

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August 15, 2023, Inc. magazine revealed that family-owned vibratory equipment and systems manufacturer General Kinematics made the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. General Kinematics ranks #4910 on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list with a three-year revenue growth of 77 percent.

General Kinematics’ 3rd generation CEO, Tom Musschoot, commented, “We have taken on several ambitious foundry and recycling systems projects and have an ongoing order backlog through 2026. I am proud that our efforts have earned us a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. At General Kinematics, we remain committed to our customers and strive to deliver the highest level of service possible.”

General Kinematics has been in the vibratory equipment manufacturing industry for more than sixty years. Following the acquisition of Cyrus Vibrating Equipment, Tuffman Recycling Equipment, and the Foundry Equipment Company (FECo), General Kinematics has continued to expand and improve support for the foundry, recycling, and mining markets. 

“As General Kinematics continues to grow, I look forward to building on our success and further cementing our reputation as a leader in the vibratory equipment and systems industry.”

-Tom Musschoot, CEO of General Kinematics


About General Kinematics

General Kinematics Corporation, incorporated in 1960, was established to market, design, and custom fabricate innovative vibratory equipment for the foundry, recycling, mining, and processing industries. Today the company continues as one of the world’s largest suppliers of vibratory processing equipment and has evolved into an industry-leading EPC firm. Headquartered in Crystal Lake, IL, General Kinematics has seven global locations providing engineering and support to a worldwide customer base. GK is a third-generation, family-owned company and is ISO 9001 certified.

About Inc. Media

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches over 50 million people monthly across various channels, including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced yearly since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit

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