TDI-Brooks among top 100 fastest-growing companies named to 19th annual Aggie 100

November 01, 2023

(WO) – TDI-Brooks International, Inc. of College Station, Texas, is among the top 100 companies from around the world selected for the 19th annual Aggie 100, which honors the fastest-growing companies owned or led by former students of Texas A&M University. TDI-Brooks was recognized as number 79 with a compound annual growth rate of 50.58%. The Aggie 100 was founded and is hosted by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University.

Congratulations to the two founders of TDI-Brooks International, Inc. and world-renowned geochemists Dr. James Brooks (’70 / 75’ Ph.D. graduate) and Dr. Bernie Bernard (’78 Ph.D. graduate).

TDI-Brooks was formed in mid-1996 when both Jim and Bernie left their management positions with a research center at Texas A&M University in College Station. The corporate headquarters is situated on 100 acres in College Station, Texas, where you will find their geotechnical and chemistry laboratories.

TDI-Brooks has proudly received the Aggie 100 award six times, along with Laboratory affiliate B&B Labs also previously receiving two awards.

The 100 Aggie-owned companies with the highest compound annual revenue growth from 2020 to 2022 were recognized at a formal celebration at the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field on Oct. 27. The honorees were joined in celebration by family, friends, employees, faculty, administrators, current students and fellow entrepreneurs.

“The 19th year of Aggie 100 was literally one for the books,” said Blake Petty ’98, Executive Director of the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship. “This year saw three Aggie 100 records broken, including the highest number of applications and the highest threshold of a growth rate just to qualify for the list.”

“Any company on the 2023 Aggie 100 should be incredibly proud of this accomplishment as this was the hardest year to make it onto the list,” Petty continued. “As we look ahead to celebrating twenty years of Aggie 100 in 2024, we continue to be impressed by and proud of the accomplishments and successes of Aggie Entrepreneurs. Celebrating and honoring them is always a highlight of our year.”

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