Madison’s WholeTrees Structures ranked No. 4031 on the Inc. 5000 list

For the first time, Madison-based WholeTrees Structures has been ranked No. 4031 on the Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other companies gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

With teams positioned coast to coast, WholeTrees serves as a hub between well-managed forests, biophilic architectural designs, 3D scanning and inventory management tools, and structural timber products that is driving changes in the architecture, construction, and engineering (ACE) industry. The company ranks eighth in Madison, 35th in Wisconsin, and 98th across all manufacturing organizations on the list.

Founded in 2007, WholeTrees Structures has experienced increased growth over the past few years. From 2019 to 2022, revenue grew 85% and employee headcount increased by 42%. In August 2023, the company also expanded its office footprint, doubling its space located on Williamson Street.

WholeTrees recently received $1 million in grant funding from the state of Maine to expand markets and create jobs for round timber structural systems through a partnership with experts in sustainable forestry. The company was also instrumental in the two-story structural round timber system at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire with architectural firm Steinberg Hart, sustainable forest managers Port Blakely, and engineers KPFF Seattle. Its use of technology has made the company the leader in structural round timber use in today’s built environment.