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OtterBox Heats Up as Fastest Growing Company in Northern Colorado

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OtterBox® was named the fastest-growing large company in Northern Colorado at the Mercury 100 award ceremony on May 2, 2012 in Fort Collins, Colo. The premium protective case manufacturer grew revenue 106 percent from 2010 to 2011, landing the No. 1 on the list of privately held companies in the region.

“Everyone at OtterBox is responsible for our ability to maintain success at this high level,” said OtterBox founder and CEO Curt Richardson. “Doing the right things means the right things will happen and we continue to focus on that.”

The Mercury 100, presented by the Northern Colorado Business Report, honors privately held companies in Larimer and Weld counties that have experienced high rates of revenue growth. The 13th annual Mercury 100 was presented in five flights of 20 companies each, categorized by size based on revenue.

”The Great Recession is over, at least if the growth experienced by the Northern Colorado companies on our latest Mercury 100 ranking is any indication,” said Northern Colorado Business Report Publisher Jeff Nuttall.

OtterBox has been honored on the Mercury 100 list every year since 2009. The company’s original product was a line of waterproof, crushproof boxes but currently it is focused on developing a diverse range of protective cases for smartphones, tablets and eReaders.

For more information about the 2012 Mercury 100 listing and other OtterBox awards and honors, visit http://media.otterbox.com/awards.

About OtterBox:

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, innovation and perseverance, OtterBox is a leader in the production of premier protective solutions for global handheld manufacturers, wireless carriers and distributors.

Incorporating creativity and cutting-edge design into every product, OtterBox creates sleek and durable cases that offer reliable device protection to complement any lifestyle.

OtterBox was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo. In 2010 OtterBox established an EMEA headquarters in Ireland and an APAC headquarters in Hong Kong.

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Note:

©2012 Otter Products, LLC. All rights reserved. OtterBox and all OtterBox logos, trademarks and symbols are the property of Otter Products, LLC. All other logos, trademarks and symbols are the property of their respective owners.

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CONTACT:
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Kelly Richardson, 970-372-1875
kelly.richardson@otterbox.com