Central Texas Equipment Honored at the 11th Annual Aggie 100
COLLEGE STATION, TX Texas A&M University recognized Central Texas Equipment (CTE) of Pflugerville, Texas, as a member of the 2015 Aggie 100, which honors the fastest-growing companies in the world, owned or operated by Texas A&M University Former Students. Central Texas Equipment was ranked 81st with a compound annual growth rate of 37.31 percent from 2012 through 2014. The Aggie 100, a program created by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in Texas A&M University's Mays Business School, honors graduates from across disciplines for their entrepreneurial endeavors and success as business leaders.
CTE is a Construction Equipment Dealer representing various manufacturers including Terex cranes, Link Belt excavators, Dynapac compaction, Elliott sign trucks, Manitex boom trucks and Doosan air compressor. They offer new and used equipment, as well as rentals, parts and service. The original CTE was founded by H.C. "Dulie" Bell and Joe Teague in 1946. The current Aggie leadership at CTE consist of President Andy Tewell and Vice Presidents, Bob Henry and Chris Tewell.
"We are very pleased to be included in the Top 100 Fastest Growing Aggie owned businesses in the world and plan to continue to grow revenues so that we will be included in future years," said Tewell.
The 100 Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses with the highest annual revenue growth were recognized at a formal luncheon in the Zone Club at Texas A&M University's football stadium, Kyle Field. More than 700 honorees, families, employees, faculty, administrators, and current student entrepreneurs were in attendance to celebrate their success.
"As we enter our second decade honoring business excellence with the 11th Annual Aggie 100, we reflect on all the Aggie businesses that came before and look forward to the future success of Aggie entrepreneurs to come. From agriculture to technology and everything in between, this year's list signifies that, no matter your background, the Aggie entrepreneurial spirit is alive and thriving," said Dr. Richard H. Lester, Executive Director of the Mays Business School's Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship. "Our sense of entrepreneurial pride swells each year, as we recognize how successful businesses can become by keeping the Aggie Code of Honor at the heart of everything they do."