10 Most Successful Black Companies in the U.S. for 2014



10. SET Enterprises Inc.

The company started out as S.E.T. Steel back in 1989 after chairman Sid E. Taylor left a management position with General Motors. In 2001, S.E.T. Steel became SET Enterprises Inc. and one of the biggest metal-processing companies in the United States. The company is based in Warren, Michigan, and despite falling to the No. 10 spot from its ninth-ranked spot as the most successful Black company last year, SET Enterprises actually saw an increase in revenue this year, posting $390 million.


Radio One

9. Radio One Inc.

Despite the economic hardships that many radio broadcasters are facing, Maryland-based Radio One has managed to hang on tight to its success. The self-proclaimed urban media specialist now has holdings in television and digital media in addition to its popular radio stations and posted more than $448 million in revenue this year. 

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