InnerWorkings Lands Print Management Agreement from MerialNovember 2, 2010
CHICAGO—Nov. 02, 2010—InnerWorkings, Inc., a leading provider of managed print and promotional solutions, announced today a multi-year enterprise print management contract with Merial Ltd., a world-leading animal health company producing pharmaceutical products and vaccines for livestock, pets and wildlife. With $2.6 billion in 2009 sales, Merial employs approximately 5,700 people and operates in more than 150 countries.
Under the agreement, InnerWorkings will support Merial’s brands with a broad range of print products, such as marketing collateral, brochures, point-of-sale materials, direct mail and more.
“With InnerWorkings, we are centralizing and leveraging our print spend across our user communities through a quality provider with extensive experience in all categories of print,” said Mike DuRoss, director of US business operations purchasing at Merial. “We expect that by implementing this print BPO strategy we will drive cost savings for the company, better visibility into our print spend and an improved methodology for procuring and managing important printed materials.”
Jonathan Shean, senior vice president of operations at InnerWorkings, added, “As a multi-faceted, multi-brand organization with complex needs, Merial Ltd. is a great example of the value that InnerWorkings can bring to clients by consolidating and streamlining their print related processes.”
“We look forward to establishing a mutually beneficial and long term relationship with Merial,” noted Rick Doss, president, southern region at InnerWorkings.
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading global provider of managed print and promotional solutions to corporate clients across a wide range of industries. With proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise, the company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution. The company also owns and operates the online business printing site, Inkchaser (www.inkchaser.com). InnerWorkings is based in Chicago with 23 offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.inwk.com.
Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health, well-being and performance of a wide range of animals. Merial employs approximately 5,700 people and operates in more than 150 countries worldwide. Its 2009 sales were $2.6 billion. Merial is the Animal Health subsidiary of sanofi-aventis. For more information, please see www.merial.com.
Source: Company press release.