Best of Colorado Business Choice 2016 office winners
ColoradoBiz readers pick tops in office signs, printing, supplies and furniture
Here are the Best of Colorado Business Choice 2016 winners in the office category:
BEST OFFICE FURNITURE
American Furniture Warehouse
Whether it’s for a home office or corporate conference room, American Furniture Warehouse has a setup that’s guaranteed to improve productivity.
The Englewood-based company, which has 12 stores in Colorado and two in Arizona, carries a large selection of office furniture, including desks, credenzas, bookcases and filing cabinets with styles ranging from traditional to contemporary. The retailer offers delivery and set-up of its products to all 48 states in the continental United States.
Under the direction of President and CEO Jake Jabs, American Furniture Warehouse gives generously to the community through its corporate giving program. In the past, it’s supported organizations such as Easter Seals of Colorado, Toys for Tots, the Cancer League of Colorado and Junior Achievement of Metro Denver.
Runners-up: Officescapes, IKEA, Office Depot, Workplace Resource
BEST OFFICE SUPPLIES
Whether your workplace is an office, home, school or car, Office Depot has everything you need to help you work better from the latest technology to office supplies and furniture. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., the company employs 49,000 people at its 2,000 retail stores in 59 countries. Office Depot, which has annual sales of about $14 billion, also provides a variety of services including copy and print, technical services, mailing and shipping. The company’s charitable arm, The Office Depot Foundation, supports programs that enhance the quality of life for children, encourage local and international economic growth and empower schools and nonprofit organizations.
Runners-up: Eon Office, Staples, Source Office Products
Yellowdog Printing & Graphics
Yellowdog helps its clients communicate their messages through print.
It produces brochures, sale sheets and direct mailings, as well as large, eye-catching trade show graphics and point-of-purchase displays. Yellowdog prides itself for being hands-one, from the initial consultation to the final product.
The company is committed to reducing its environmental impact. It offsets 100 percent of its electricity use and carbon emissions through renewable energy credits produced by wind farms, biomass facilities and other renewable energy projects. Yellowdog also is certified green by Certifiably Green Denver, which has developed criteria to address environmental issues specific to printers.
Runners-up: Ink Monstr, EON Office, Horizon Reprographics
BEST SIGN COMPANY
DaVinci Sign Systems Inc.
Based in Windsor, DaVinci is a leader in the architectural and custom business sign industry.
The company’s team includes professional sign designers, skilled fabricators and highly trained installers who work on projects throughout Colorado, as well as nationally. DaVinci creates signs for companies ranging from national retailers and restaurants to local healthcare and educational institutions.
DaVinci also offers a a way to recycle old banners through repurposing them into bags that are sold for $35 each at the United Way in Fort Collins or at the DaVinci office, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the United Way.
Runners-up: Fast Signs, YellowDog Printing & Graphics, Ink Monstr