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August 22, 2012

OtterBox Among Fastest Growing Companies in U.S.


OtterBox, a protective case manufacturer, recently gained 85th rank on the 31st annual Inc. 500|5000 ranking of fastest growing companies in the United States. Gaining a top spot for the fifth time in a row, OtterBox has also become one of only five companies who have joined the Honor Roll.

OtterBox registered a three-year revenue growth from 2008 to 2011 of 3,311.9 percent, making it eligible to enter the rankings. The companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 770 percent sales growth.

The Inc. 500’s aggregate revenue is $15.7 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,431 percent.

"OtterBox is dedicated to making premium accessories and putting our customers' needs first. The reward is a loyal and growing fan base,” said OtterBox President and CEO, Brian Thomas. “Making the Inc. 500 list once is an honor and being among an elite group of multi-year recipients is humbling. It’s really a testament to the dedication and passion of our hardworking employees, or Otters, as we call them."

OtterBox produces 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. The company also runs an Affiliate Program that uses the popular and effective tracking services of Commission Junction.

OtterBox.com has partnered with Commission Junction so that the partners can put their sales and marketing skills to the test. The firm was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo.

Recently, OtterBox announced a new way to provide worry-free safety for smartphones. According to a release, the Prefix Series, a single-layer case that provides smartphone protection, is now available for the Nokia (NOK) Lumia 610 and coming soon for Samsung (News - Alert) (SSNL) Galaxy S III. The smartphone case line will retail for $24.95 at OtterBox.com.


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Edited by Braden Becker
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