One of the Most Innovative Users of Information Technology
DAYTON, Ohio--Sept. 25, 2002--Standard Register today announced that it was named to CMP Media LLC's InformationWeek 500, a prestigious listing of the largest and most innovative users of information technology. The ranking includes household names such as Sun Microsystems, Inc., as well as HIP Health Plans of NY, which is ranked number one on the list. For 14 years, the InformationWeek 500 has tracked organizations' IT agendas, providing an opportunity to understand and examine their business practices across core areas of operations. Companies named to this list demonstrate a pattern of technological, procedural and organizational innovation.
"Standard Register is continuously leveraging technology to add superior value to our customers as well as to improve efficiency and decision making within the company," said Dennis Rediker, president and chief executive officer. "Our digitization solutions help customers streamline and automate their workflow, driving efficiency, improving accuracy and reducing costs. Our one-to-one marketing solutions enable customers to deliver targeted and personalized communications electronically or via Print On Demand to increase response rates, customer loyalty and revenue. From our e-business subsidiaries--SMARTworks LLC and InSystems--through our other Standard Register businesses, we're focused on providing information solutions that help companies improve their business results."
Digitization efforts internally that earned the company the InformationWeek 500 recognition included automating workflow and expanding e-business capabilities leveraging its SMARTworks technology. It also improved business agility through enterprise application integration (EAI) and active data warehousing initiatives. And by providing secure, high-speed, virtual private network connectivity into its customer relationship management system, it enabled virtual office associates to significantly improve customer service and reduce cycle times.
Standard Register was ranked 156 in the InformationWeek 500, according to the September 23 issue of InformationWeek magazine, up from 224 last year.
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