Associated has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Largest Privately Held on their 2017 list. Tim Combs, President/CEO of Associated said, “We strive to satisfy the needs of our customers and look forward to the continued growth and development of our organization that will put us in an even better position to do so. Over the years, our success has been driven by our employee’s efforts which have earned our customer’s loyalty and dedication. We are honored to be recognized on this list with other companies in the Chicagoland area”. Crain's exclusive 2017 ranking of the largest privately held companies in the Chicago area includes 386 Companies. With over 22% revenue growth from 2015 to 2016 this marks the 10th consecutive year Associated has made the list.