2 February 2005 – Itasca (IL): OfficeMax has been ranked fourth nationwide on the 2004 Div50 list, which recognises company support of minority and women-owned businesses.
Over the years, the OP distributor has launched a number of successful programmes aimed to help minority and women-owned vendors grow and become successful. These include annual educational sponsorships, and various promotional and marketing initiatives.
OfficeMax president/CEO, Chris Milliken, said: "We are honoured to be recognised for our ongoing commitment to supplier diversity and business development."
The company, which has raised its rank from ninth to fourth overall, is the only OP supplier to make the list for the past two years.