Two Kolbeco Clients Land on Exclusive Inc. 500|5000 List

August 27, 2012: St. Louis, MO – Kolbeco Marketing Resources congratulates long-time clients Antennas Direct and Curas on being named to the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the United States.

Antennas Direct, a leading antenna manufacturer, has been selected to the list for the fifth straight year, earning a spot in the exclusive Inc 500|5000 Hall of Fame. By offering Americans a viable alternative to pay TV, the St. Louis-based company has been named No. 1142 among the fastest growing companies in America.

Curas, Inc., a St. Louis based health information technology consulting company, has earned a spot on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list coming in at No. 3267.  The firm specializes in implementing eClinicalWorks electronic health records systems for physicians and medical practices, and has experienced three-year growth of 61%.  This is Curas’ second consecutive appearance on the Inc. 5000.

“Each of our clients has a true passion for what they do, and a strong belief in the purpose they serve,” said Lauren Kolbe, Senior Manager and co-owner of Kolbeco. “Antennas Direct and Curas continue to receive national recognition for their growth and success which is tied, in each case, to their commitment to serving their audiences well and providing solutions in meaningful ways. We are proud to be part of both of their teams.”

Kolbeco is a full-service Marketing and Public Relations firm focusing on emerging businesses of all sizes in a variety of industries, including construction, technology, manufacturing, consumer goods, and professional services. Kolbeco has been named one of the top PR firms in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal from 2006-2008, and earned a spot on the 2008 List of Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in St. Louis. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Kolbeco was nominated for the Best PR Firm in St. Louis by Small Business Monthly. Kolbeco provides strategic planning, advertising, graphic design, direct mail, web design, social media, and a full range of public relations services. For more information, please call 636-379-3895 or visit Kolbeco online at