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IO Integration Listed As One Of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 100 Fastest Growing U.S. Companies

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San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2005 – IO Integration (IOI), a systems integrator focused on building workflow efficiencies for advertising agencies, commercial printers, pre-press providers and retail publishers, announces that for the third year in a row it has been included in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Hot 100 listing of the fastest-growing new companies in the United States. This year’s listing was assembled from an initial list of fast-growing companies compiled by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Written for busy entrepreneurs who want practical — not theoretical — information, Entrepreneur offers real-life solutions for entrepreneurs with growing companies. The magazine gives readers concise, hands-on advice so they can get in, get out and get back to business. Expert columnists cover the latest developments in technology, money, management and marketing, highlighting products, services and strategies to help readers run better businesses. In Entrepreneur's more than 40 monthly columns and features, readers learn from other entrepreneurs who have success-fully solved their growth challenges. The magazine also analyzes current issues, news and trends from the unique perspective of the entrepreneur. As the bestselling business monthly on the newsstand, Entrepreneur magazine recently increased its guaranteed rate base by 4.5 percent, from 550,000 to 575,000, beginning with its March 2005 issue. Each Hot 100 company was founded no earlier than 2000, had annual sales that exceeded $1 million in 2004, and has a founder with a controlling interest in the business who is actively involved in daily operations. Entrepreneur reports that the hottest industry this year is technology, with 20 of the 100 companies listed falling into this category. Ranked 87 among Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 fast growing companies, IOI was established in 2001 by founders Eric Rewitzer, Mike Holt, Nige Oswald and Brian Anderson. The founders attribute much of their success to the persistence, follow-up and effort of everyone in the company. “We’re very proud of everyone at IOI, who have all contributed to our successes. IOI has been fortunate that over the past year we have worked with many exciting new – and existing – clients throughout the United States,” remarks Eric Rewitzer, co-founder and President of IOI. “In addition, we have continued to build a strong support network, acquiring Media Automation Specialists, known for their outstanding technical support and, very recently, the integration division of Cadapult Graphic Systems, Inc. Through acquisition and natural growth, we have expanded presence with offices in Dallas and New York City. We’re believe we’re poised for even more exciting growth this year.”