10 Md. black firms on national list


Ten Maryland companies are included in Black Enterprise magazine's 100 biggest black-owned businesses in 1997.

Pulsar Data Systems Inc. of Lanham ranked No. 9 with 1997 revenue of $151 million.

Other Maryland companies in the top 50 were Baltimore-based Stop Shop Save Food Markets, No. 22 with sales of $86.5 million; Baltimore-based La-Van Hawkins Urban City Foods, Burger King, No. 24 at $86.4 million; Forestville-based Pepsi-Cola of Washington, D.C. LP, No. 32 at $61 million; Baltimore-based Super Pride Markets, No. 47 at $42.5 million; and Lanham-based Washington Cable Supply Inc., No. 48 at $42 million.

The 100 also included Management Technology Inc. of Clinton, which was No. 63 with sales of $33.5 million; Maxima Corp. of Lanham, No. 67 at $31 million; T Elecommunication Systems Inc. of Annapolis, No. 79 at $27.8 million; and Global Management Systems Inc., Bethesda, No. 96 at $19.1 million.

The aggregate sales at Black Enterprise's top black-owned businesses was $13.19 billion in 1997. No. 1 was TLC Beatrice Holdings Inc. at $1.40 billion.

Pub Date: 5/12/98

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