PrintGlobe among the 12th Annual ICIC and Bloomberg BusinessWeek Inner City 100 WinnersMay 10th, 2010 by Jamie Dickens
AUSTIN, TX – Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Bloomberg BusinessWeek released the 2010 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city companies in the U.S. PrintGlobe, Inc. from Austin ranked 34th on this year’s list. The Inner City 100 program recognizes successful inner city companies and their CEO’s as role models for entrepreneurship, innovative business practices and job creation in America’s urban communities.
The Inner City 100 list provides unmatched original data on the fastest growing inner-city businesses in the U.S. In the last 12 years, 607 different companies have earned positions on the Inner City 100, collectively generating more than $27.2 billion in revenues and creating nearly 72,000 new jobs.
According to PrintGlobe President Dan Steinborn, “Even though we are in a recession, we were generating record sales figures. We expect our strongest growth ever in 2010 – Business is great at PrintGlobe!”
“We are delighted to celebrate businesses like PrintGlobe that are playing a critical role in revitalizing America’s urban communities. Through their achievements, the Inner City 100 winning companies exemplify America’s remarkable potential and the road to future economic recovery,” Mary Kay Leonard, ICIC president and CEO. “These extraordinary companies demonstrate the market possibilities that exist within our inner cities. If we can leverage these possibilities, we can create jobs, income and wealth for local residents and produce the next chapter of American innovation and opportunity.”
PrintGlobe was founded in October 2000 by company president Dan Steinborn. In February 2002, PrintGlobe launched their website with one central mission: to provide the most complete selection of business printing and promotional products to their primarily small and mid-size business customers. PrintGlobe also proudly serves the printing needs of many Fortune 500 companies, major universities, non-profit organizations, and individuals. PrintGlobe has built a strong customer base, numbering more than 30,000, in all 50 states and internationally. A combination of competitive pricing, helpful customer service, a diverse selection of products and a knowledgeable sales staff is a large part of what keeps PrintGlobe growing.
PrintGlobe earned a spot on the “Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America” list in 2007, 2008 and 2009. The Austin Business Journal noted PrintGlobe’s rapid expansion by including the company in their 2006 and 2007 “Fast 50” list for the fastest growing companies in Austin, Texas. The company was also voted by its associates and named by the Austin Business Journal as a “50 Best Places to Work” company in 2006 and 2007. PrintGlobe is honored to add the “100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses in America” to the company’s list of accolades.