Inc. Recognizes CustomInk.com for the Second Year in a Row
CustomInk.com Ranks No. 168 on the 2006 Inc. 500 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 666.4%
Mclean, VA - August 23, 2006 - Inc. magazine today announced its 25th annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Mclean, VA based CustomInk.com ranks No. 168 on the list, with three-year growth of 666.4%. The company was recognized in the retail category for the second year in a row. "I think the growth is a testament to the first-rate job we do for customers," said CustomInk.com CEO Marc Katz. "I am proud of our growing team and the way we constantly seek to improve."
Now in its sixth year of business, the company continues to show strong growth. In the past year, CustomInk.com has printed over 3 million customized products, which represents a volume increase of 36% from the 2004-2005 year. The CustomInk.com team has grown to a size of 115 members and has relocated to a larger headquarters in anticipation of continuing growth. The company has expanded its product selection as well, adding a range of promotional products and office supplies, as well as a broader selection of t-shirt styles and colors, to its offering.
"If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500," said Inc. Editor Jane Berentson. "These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can't live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine's tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition."
"We realize that people are relying on us to help promote their businesses," says Dave Christensen, CustomInk.com COO and co-founder. "This is a responsibility we take seriously, while at the same time trying to make the experience as fun and engaging as possible for the customer."
Custom Ink's innovative online service allows visitors to design their own professionally screen printed t-shirts, embroidered caps, or any of over 200 other products using a simple web browser. The company serves a variety of customers, ranging from businesses and organizations to college students and individuals in need of custom products for parties, reunions, and other special events. To ensure quality and customer satisfaction, Custom Ink has a team of professional artists review every order and create an electronic proof to send to the customer for approval before the physical production process begins. Additionally, for those who need a little extra help or have a question to ask, friendly, free assistance is always just a phone call away, seven days a week. To learn more visit www.CustomInk.com or call 800-293-4232.
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