Each year, we round up 100 companies that care about providing first-rate products and services to creatives, adding value and finding solutions, communicating with and standing behind our community.
The winds of change blow through this annual exercise. Among the notable trends this year: the winnowing of companies and brands by mergers and acquisitions; an increased emphasis on messages of corporate and environmental responsibility; an ever-greater sophistication of digital, printing and workflow products; and the emergence of new companies and services to address changing needs, in a dynamic interplay of markets, technology and individual initiative.
Why does this all matter in 2007? Because in an age of interdependence, collaboration and the blurring of design and production, you are only as good as your tools and your teammates.
As always, we include company overviews, new developments and contact information. As always, we look forward to hearing about manufacturers and services that we forgot or, more likely, of which we are unaware. Help us help you.