ImageX.com Ranked 2nd Fastest-Growing Tech Company
Press release from the issuing company
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 26 ImageX.com (R), Inc. the leading e-print service provider for online management and procurement of branded communications materials, today announced it has been ranked the second fastest-growing Washington state technology company in the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 Program.
Deloitte & Touche's 2001 Fast 50 ranks the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in Washington state. This ranking was based on five-year percentage revenue growth from 1996-2000. Companies must have been in business for at least five years to be eligible for a Fast 50 Award. Last year, ImageX.com won the Deloitte & Touche Washington State Rising Star Award, an award that recognizes up-and-coming companies that have been in business less than five years.
"We commend ImageX.com for making the commitment to the technology industry. In today's uncertain economy, recognition two years in a row is quite an exceptional accomplishment. We are proud to honor them as one of Deloitte & Touche's Technology Fast 50 winners,'' said Larry Hile, partner, Deloitte & Touche.
"ImageX.com is honored to be recognized among this select group of local technology leaders,'' said Rich Begert, president and CEO, ImageX.com. "By leveraging technology to improve the commercial printing process, we have streamlined a once inefficient and inaccurate industry. We offer our customers highest quality printing with the guarantee that their branded printed materials are produced correctly the first time -- and every time.''
Infospace.com was the first place winner with a growth of 107,704%; ImageX.com placed second with a growth of 64,940%; Watchguard Technologies, Inc. placed third, with a growth of 18,239%; Consumerware, Inc. was fourth with a growth of 17,644%; and the Cobalt Group, Inc. placed fifth with a growth of 13,195%. Winners of the 19 Fast 50 programs in the United States are automatically entered in the Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 500 program, which ranks the nation's top 500 fastest-growing technology companies. The list will be published in the December 3, 2001 issue of Forbes ASAP magazine.
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