Brist Mfg. earns Inc. 5000 ranking among fastest-growing companies

Brist Mfg., a Bellingham producer of quality custom merchandise for diverse brands, earned a place on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America in 2020.

With a three-year revenue growth rate of 195%, Brist Mfg. was the top-ranked Whatcom County company on the Inc. 5000, 45th among 100 Washington state companies on it and No. 2,164 on the national list. A minimum of $2 million in annual revenue is required to qualify for the Inc. 5000.

“It’s an absolute honor to be recognized and ranked by Inc. magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing companies,” said Brendan Pape, CEO of Brist Mfg. “We’ve been working since 2015 to empower brands with the creative tools, sourcing channels, and fine-tuned manufacturing to make and distribute brand-elevating custom products that their loyalists will love.”

Brist Mfg. is an end-to-end merchandise solution. It has created an innovative merchandise experience that allows customers to focus on what they do best while Brist Mfg. takes the merchandise headache off their plate.

Brist is a one-stop shop providing customers with design resources, warehousing/fulfillment, e-commerce management and full private-label manufacturing. Its product focus includes but isn’t limited to custom T-shirts, flannel shirts, masks, gaiters, hats, beanies, bike jerseys, patches and more. For more information, call (888) 830-3380 or visit