TLMI announced at the Converter Meeting the winners of the Eugene Singer Award for Management Excellence. One of the industry's most prestigious and highest honors, the Eugene Singer Award recognizes excellence in business management measured and defined by an established set of growth and profitability ratios through participation in the TLMI Management Ratio Study.
More than 100 narrow web converters throughout the United States and Canada participate in the TLMI Ratio Study, however just four converting companies are awarded the honor each year. The 2014 TLMI Eugene Singer Awards were given to the following companies:
Centennial, CO-based Columbine Label Company won in the small company category for the fourth time. Greg Jackson, the company's president, commented, "Winning this award again just doesn't get old! Competing and coming out on top, given the level of the other companies involved, is difficult to even adequately describe. Needless to say, we're excited and proud to have won the Singer award again. Achieving these results is largely due to having such a great group of employees at Columbine that really work hard to do a great job for our customers. And we have a great group of customers as well, that makes putting forth the extra effort easy and rewarding. I'm proud to be part of that, and I'm honored to accept this award on their behalf."
Yorba Linda, CA-based Digital Label Solutions won for the mid-range company category. This is the company's second time winning the Eugene Singer Award. Company co-owner Sandy Petersen said, "We consider ourselves very lucky that TLMI membership includes management tools as thorough and valuable as the Ratio Study, and of course offering a platform like the Eugene Singer Award...