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OtterBox Honored as a Fastest Growing Company

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OtterBox®, maker of premium protective solutions for mobile technology, is again among the fastest growing private companies in the United States, landing at No. 416 on the 2013 Inc. 500 list.

The Inc. 500®, produced by Inc. magazine, ranks the country’s fastest growing privately held firms, based on three-year revenue growth. This year marks the third time OtterBox has landed on the Inc. 500 and its sixth time on the Inc. 5000. Reporting revenue of more than $573 million in 2012, OtterBox is among the largest companies on the list.

“We’re honored and elated to be a part of this prestigious ranking for the sixth time,” said OtterBox CEO Brian Thomas. “At OtterBox, we believe that if we do the right things, the right things will happen. Our growth is a result of listening to our consumers, delivering for our customers and treating our people as our most important asset to deliver our brand promise to the customers.”

OtterBox has also been honored recently on the Inc. Hire Power ranking of the fastest hiring companies in the nation; Forbes Magazine’s America’s Most Promising Companies; and Fortune’s Best Small and Medium Workplaces. Companies on this year’s Inc. 500|5000 list have created more than 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

The complete results of the Inc. 500|5000 can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2013.

About OtterBox:
Starting with something as simple as a box, OtterBox® was founded in 1998 with a line of indestructible dryboxes. Today, OtterBox is the No. 1-selling case for smartphones* and offers an extensive lineup of premium screen protectors and other device-enhancing accessories that complement various consumer lifestyles.

OtterBox’s strong relationships with the leading mobile device manufacturers, retailers and wireless services providers delivers unrivaled value, world-class customer service and a continued commitment to premium product quality.

OtterBox has been a six-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 ranking of fastest growing private companies in the U.S., recognized by Forbes Magazine on ‘America’s Most Promising Companies’ and is a repeat honoree in the Great Place to Work® annual survey published by FORTUNE Magazine. The family-owned, private company has global headquarters in Fort Collins, Colo. and offices in Boston, San Diego, Cork, Ireland and Hong Kong.

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

About Inc.:
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

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

©2013 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:
OtterBox
Jordan Vater, 970-980-2011
[email protected]


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