GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Steelcase, an international work effectiveness company whose offerings enhance the quality of people's lives in work environments, today announced that it was named to BtoB magazine's 2003 NetMarketing list, an annual ranking of the top 100 business-to-business Web sites in terms of marketing effectiveness. The criteria included quality of content, design, ease of navigation and e-commerce. Steelcase was ranked among a host of industry leaders in the business-to-business category including 3Com Corp, Hewlett Packard Co., Apple Computer, Pitney Bowes Inc. and Kinko's Inc.
According to BtoB magazine, a monthly publication written for business-to-business marketing professionals, steelcase.com was cited as a "clean, beautifully designed site." Specifically, the site was noted for its well-organized product section, tools for designers, case studies and white papers on design and workplace issues. Steelcase made the list of top 100 Web sites after a review of more than 800 companies by the magazine's editorial team.
"Steelcase is a company that prides itself on the quality of its knowledge, products and services, and we recognize the importance of making those resources available on the Web," said Nancy Hickey, senior vice president of global strategic resources. "Inclusion in the BtoB NetMarketing 100 reinforces Steelcase's dedication to using the Internet as an effective customer service tool that provides timely industry information and offers in-depth knowledge on the work effectiveness issues facing our customers and constituent audiences."
This is the third consecutive year that Steelcase has been named to BtoB's NetMarketing 100 list.
About Steelcase Inc.
Steelcase Inc., a Fortune 500 company, helps individuals and organizations around the world to work more effectively by providing knowledge, products and services that enable customers and their consultants to create work environments that integrate architecture, furniture and technology. Founded in 1912 and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the company has led the global office furniture industry in sales every year since 1974. Its product portfolio includes interior architectural products, furniture systems, technology products, seating, lighting, storage and related products and services. Fiscal 2003 revenue was approximately $2.6 billion. Steelcase Inc. and its subsidiaries have dealers in more than 900 locations, manufacturing facilities in over 50 locations and approximately 16,000 employees around the world. The company's Class A Common Stock trades on the NYSE under the symbol SCS. For more information, visit www.steelcase.com.
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