New York, New York – Mimeo.com, the leading online printing and distribution company, today announced that is has been selected as the winner of the 2011 Business Transformation Award. The annual award honors innovative firms in the commercial printing, publishing, in-plant, and digital communications services markets that have recently transformed their businesses to better serve their customers, the industry, their community, or their corporate interests. This year's winners were chosen by a team of eight industry judges, working independently, to score each nomination. The award was presented at a ceremony that was held on March 23 in conjunction with the ON DEMAND 2011 Exposition and the Publishing Xchange Conference.
"It is always an honor to be recognized by industry experts for innovations being introduced into the marketplace," said Adam Slutsky, CEO Mimeo.com. "We've been working closely with customers to identify how the combination of cloud based applications and digital print technology can improve the efficiency and productivity of their operations."
"Successful printers are transforming their business. They are applying the Internet and digital printing in all forms and expanding into new value-added services," notes Frank Romano, Professor Emeritus, RIT. "It is more than just machines and software -- it is a re-invention of the printing business for the 21st century. The Business Transformation Award recognizes those enterprises who are creating the future of the graphic communication industry." Romano was both a judge and the master of ceremonies at the award presentation.
Mimeo.com was recognized for the transformation from a closed system to an open platform that enables customers and partners to utilize any part of the Mimeo.com network. This includes fully customizable customer interfaces, the Marketplace self publishing solution, online variable data capabilities, wholesale print support and the ability to integrate print into any website or intranet.
"It's was particularly gratifying to be selected as a keynote speaker at the On Demand & PublishingXChange Conference and then to end the day with our Transformation Award," said Charlie Corr, VP, Corporate Strategy Mimeo.com. "Our initiatives in on-demand publishing, photo products, wholesale print and enterprise print are all taking hold as customers see the value in utilizing printing as a service (PaaS) applications and solutions."
This award follows several recent wins by Mimeo.com including "Best in Show" by the Print Industries of America (2009, 2010), Web2Awards and the company's selection as a Top 100 OnDemand Technology Company by Always On (2010).