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Other World Computing Named To Crain's Chicago Business "Fast Fifty" List Of Fastest Growing Companies In The Chicago Area
OWC makes second appearance on prestigious list with a 99.2% five-year growth rate
June 7, 2011 Woodstock, IL -- Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, has been named for a second time to the Crain's Chicago Business 2011 "Fast 50" list of the fastest growing companies in the Chicago area, posting a 99.2 percent revenue growth rate over the past five years. OWC appeared on the 2009 Crain's Fast Fifty list, and has also been recognized annually since 2008 on Crain's list of Chicago's Largest Privately Held Companies.
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About Other World Computing (OWC)
OWC's industry awards and recognition include: Crain's Chicago Business 2009 and 2011 "Fast 50" List of 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Chicago Area; Inc. 5,000 "Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007-2010; Reseller Ratings Elite Member 2009 & 2010; Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010; Reflex Packaging Commitment to Excellence Recycling Award 2009; Computerworld Magazine Top Green-IT Companies for 2008; and McHenry County Economic Development Corporation 2008 Business Champion Award.
In March 2010, OWC's corporate campus was designated as LEED® Platinum by the Green Building Certification Institute (http://eshop.macsales.com/green/index.html). Platinum is the highest achievable LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Program level, which began in 1998. Out of more than 14,000 LEED projects engaged worldwide since the program's inception, OWC is one of less than three hundred to achieve the Platinum standard. In September 2010, OWC's headquarters earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR® rating for building operations that perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.
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