The September issue ofInc. Magazinelists Geo-Solutions Inc. as number 322 on the list of America’s 500 fastest-growing private companies. Geo-Solutions was ranked second amongst engineering firms on the list, and in a quirky category, Geo-Solutions achieved the number one ranking of all 500 firms for the distance traveled for international work (9,325 miles to Brisbane).

Chris Ryan, president of Geo-Solutions, says, “It is great for our company to be recognized for all the hard work of our employees and the excellent results we have achieved for our clients around the U.S. and around the world.” For the previous year, the company was ranked 2,069 on the Inc. 5000 list, so this marks a significant improvement.

Geo-Solutions, based in New Kensington Pa., helps to find and implement constructed solutions to difficult problems involving soil and ground water. Typical projects involve repair of leaky dams and levees, improvement of soft ground conditions for structures and remediation of sites with contaminated soil and ground water. Geo-Solutions has a number of experienced engineers and field supervisors, as well as a fleet of highly specialized equipment, which it mobilizes in support of its site operations.