InnerWorkings Signs Global Print Management Agreement with National Grid
CHICAGO—Sept. 22, 2010—InnerWorkings, Inc., a leading provider of managed print and promotional solutions, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year print management agreement with National Grid, one of the world’s largest utilities. InnerWorkings will supply commercial print materials, such as internal magazines, large-format posters and displays, media kits, illustrations, photo calendars and technical expertise, to both the U.S. and U.K. operations of National Grid.
“We approached this print management initiative from a long term, strategic perspective,” said Mark Paparelli, Director of Procurement for National Grid. “InnerWorkings’ solution was well-tailored to meet our International needs and our objectives of cost reduction, environmental sustainability, and the utilization of diverse suppliers.”
National Grid assigns a high priority to safeguarding the global environment. InnerWorkings developed a solution for National Grid that utilizes FSC-approved paper stock and soy-based inks for printed items and uses a network inclusive of minority-owned suppliers to deliver these products.
Eric Belcher, CEO of InnerWorkings, added, “We are excited about our new relationship with National Grid and look forward to working with them. This agreement further validates our international capabilities and we expect future international expansion to be an important element of InnerWorkings’ continued growth.”
About InnerWorkings, Inc.
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.