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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.


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Liquidity Services employees refurbish flat screen televisions to resell for its Fortune 500 clients. (Courtesy of Liquidity Services)

Public companies

59. Liquidity Services

The company works with retailers, government agencies and others to sell surplus goods online. Since its inception, it has helped sell off more than $3 billion in excess goods. In July, the company acquired GoIndustry DoveBid, a global provider of management, auction and valuation services. The purchase expanded the company’s footprint to 25 countries and added 50 Fortune 1000 clients.

Trivia

In 2012, the cumulative sale of scrap metal through the company's marketplaces reached 2 billion pounds.

Washington

202-467-6868

Founded: 1999

Chairman and CEO: William P. Angrick III

Revenue: $327378000

Assets: $227807000

Employees (local): 1200 (149)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.