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Christensen Joins the Elite 2023 Inc. 5000 List

  • Post published:August 18, 2023

Ranked among America’s fastest-growing private companies

Christensen, Inc., a leading distributor of fuels, lubricants, and propane across the Western US, proudly announces its debut on Inc. Magazine’s annual 5000 list – the most prestigious compilation of the nation’s fastest-growing and most successful private companies. Securing its place at No. 4586, Christensen boasts impressive three-year revenue growth of 90%.

Further distinctions for Christensen on the Inc 5000 list include: 

No. 562 in Business Products & Services
No. 78 in the state of Washington
No. 3 in the Tri-Cities area

“Christensen is a purpose-driven organization and making the Inc. 5000 list further validates our team’s commitment to leading with purpose.” – Tony Christensen, President & CEO of Christensen.

This year signifies Christensen’s debut participation and subsequent recognition on the Inc. 5000 list. The company’s growth is attributed to strategic acquisitions across Western Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Arizona.

The Inc. 5000 honorees represent companies that have driven rapid revenue growth while navigating inflationary pressure, the rising costs of capital, and seemingly intractable hiring challenges. For complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database, go to


Established in 1935, Christensen is a family-owned and operated company headquartered in Richland, Washington. With over 500 employees across the West and nationwide, the company utilizes decades of industry experience and state-of-the-art technology to transform the ordering, delivery, and management of fuels, lubricants, and propane.

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Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2019 to 2022. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2022. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2019 is $100,000; the minimum for 2022 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to four decimal places.

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