Forbes Names Packsize one of America's Most Promising Companies

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Forbes recognized Packsize as one of America's top 100 most promising companies because of Packsize's compelling business model and strong management team.

Packsize On Demand Packaging

The Packsize On Demand Packaging system creates a custom sized box for every packaged item.

Forbes’ recognition reflects our progress on many fronts and of the contributions of our entire Packsize team.

Packsize International LLC today announced that the company holds position #60 on the Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies. This list features 100 privately held up-and-comers with compelling business models, strong management teams, notable customers, strategic partners, and precious investment capital.

Reflecting on his company’s progress to date, Packsize CEO and founder Hanko Kiessner commented: “Nine years ago, for the first time in history, our customers could make their own boxes without investing their precious capital into equipment, maintenance, and programming. Five years later, we introduced our award-winning business model in Europe. Today, the Packsize business model is emerging as a new industry: On Demand Packaging™. This sustainable approach to packaging reduces the world’s shipping volume for millions of e-commerce customers by roughly 40 percent. Forbes’ recognition reflects our progress on many fronts and of the contributions of our entire Packsize team, whom I’m tremendously proud to represent.”

Packsize resolves inventory and shipping complexities through the ability to create a custom-sized box for every product a company ships. This efficient, cost-effective, and just-in-time system of packaging machines increases total savings by an average of 35 percent. A leading sustainable business practice, this custom packaging solution results in less waste, lower shipping costs, decreased damage rates, and increased customer satisfaction.

“Sizing up younger, privately held companies is hard: their fortunes can change very quickly and there’s a dearth of public data,” says Forbes Executive Editor Brett Nelson. “We took a more comprehensive approach to evaluate their health and potential.”

To sharpen its search, Forbes teamed up with CB Insights, a Manhattan-based data firm that tracks investment in high-growth private companies. Their complex software called Mosaic mines a myriad of

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online sources (from press releases and social networks to job boards and court filings) to come up with one, algorithmically derived score that measures a private company’s health. Forbes married Mosaic’s data-crunching with old-fashioned reporting to assemble a list of rising stars with bright growth prospects. To view the complete the list, please visit http://www.forbes.com/ampc.

Complimentary White Paper
To download a complimentary copy of the Packsize White Paper “The Smallest Possible Box: On Demand Packaging™,” visit http://www.packsize.com.

About Packsize International LLC
Founded in 2002, Packsize International LLC is the world’s leading provider of lean packaging solutions for businesses with complex corrugated packaging needs. Packsize delivers an alternative to the existing corrugated supply chain with On Demand Packaging™, which eliminates the need for large inventories of pre-ordered cardboard boxes, reducing the packaging “footprint,” and trimming work content required for boxing and shipping. For more information, visit http://www.packsize.com or call 801.944.4814, x141

©2011 Packsize is a registered trademark and On Demand Packaging a trademark of Packsize International LLC in the United States and other countries. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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