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Forbes Magazine Ranks OtterBox in Top 10 Most Promising Companies

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognized in Forbes® magazine as one of “America’s Most Promising Companies,” Fort Collins, Colo.-based OtterBox® made the annual listing at No. 10 out of 100 private businesses with an impressive upward growth trajectory.

“We’re honored to be recognized by Forbes as a company with high-growth and a promising future,” said OtterBox President and CEO Brian Thomas. “OtterBox became the No. 1-selling case for smartphones* by focusing on quality, innovation and placing the customer at the center of all our decisions. We’re committed to continuing on this path of excellence.”

The Forbes ranking honors high-growth companies using an in-depth analysis provided by Manhattan-based data research firm CB Insights. Thousands of applications are reviewed over the course of six months and finalists are rated on factors of growth, quality of management team and investors, margins, market size and key partnerships.

In addition to this ranking on Forbes magazine’s “America’s Most Promising Companies” list, OtterBox was also ranked No. 85 on the annual Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in the nation, No. 75 on Inc.’s Hire Power list for top job creators and No. 7 in Fortune magazine’s list of the 25 best medium-size companies to work for as determined by the Great Place to Work Institute.

For more information about OtterBox, visit www.otterbox.com.

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.

For more information, visit www.otterbox.com. We’ve Got Technology Covered.


*Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service/November 2010 – December 2012

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