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WOBURN, Mass.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), has been named to the “Globe 100” list of top performing public companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. /
Monotype Imaging Named to Globe 100 Boston Globe Annual Magazine Ranks Top Massachusetts-Based Public Companies May 19, 2010 03:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time WOBURN, Mass.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has been named to the “Globe 100” list of top performing public companies in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe. Based on a composite score derived from financial data for the four quarters ending Dec. 31, 2009, Monotype Imaging was ranked among the top performing Massachusetts-based publicly traded companies. This is the second time that Monotype Imaging has been included in the Globe 100, and it’s also the second time the company has qualified for the distinction. “Companies on the Globe 100 list represent the very best in Massachusetts business. These companies show vision and set examples for how to adapt to a tough economic climate,” said Shirley Leung, business editor of The Boston Globe. “Once again, Monotype Imaging is honored to receive this recognition. It’s a testament to our employees worldwide who are committed to bringing forward solutions that best serve our customers,” said Doug Shaw, president and chief executive officer of Monotype Imaging. “Our passion is to combine technology with design to help the world communicate. Our text imaging solutions and fonts, in addition to graphical user interface tools and other software products, enable a wide range of customers to benefit from high-quality, highly engaging user experiences.” To qualify for the Globe 100, a company must have been public for the entire 2009 calendar year and have reported a positive net income for both 2008 and 2009. This year, 82 Massachusetts companies were named to the Globe 100 making the list the most exclusive to date, while serving as a reminder of the challenging economic climate. About Monotype Imaging Monotype Imaging (Nasdaq: TYPE) combines technology with design to help the world communicate. Based in Woburn, Mass. with offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, Monotype Imaging brings text imaging and graphical user interface capabilities to consumer electronics devices such as laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, navigation devices, digital cameras, e-book readers and consumer appliances. The company also provides printer drivers and color imaging solutions to printer manufacturers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). Monotype Imaging technologies are combined with access to more than 13,000 typefaces from the Monotype®, Linotype® and ITC® typeface libraries – home to some of the world's most widely used designs, including the Times New Roman®, Helvetica® and ITC Franklin Gothic™ typefaces. Fonts are licensed to creative, business and Web professionals through e-commerce portals, direct and indirect sales and custom design services. Monotype Imaging offers industry-standard font solutions that support all of the world's major languages. Information about Monotype Imaging can be found at www.monotypeimaging.com. About the Globe 100 ranking methodology The Globe 100 ranks Massachusetts-based public companies based on financial data from the four quarters ending closest to Dec. 31, 2009, and for corresponding quarters a year earlier. To be eligible, the company must be traded publicly for the entire 2009 calendar year on the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq or the American Stock Exchange and report revenue and profit for both 2008 and 2009. Companies are ranked on four criteria: return on average equity, one-year percentage change in revenue, one-year percentage change in profit margin and 2009 revenue. About The Boston Globe The Boston Globe and Boston.com are wholly owned by The New York Times Company, a leading media company with 2009 revenues of $2.4 billion, which includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers and more than 50 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The Company’s core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high- quality news, information and entertainment. Monotype is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Times New Roman is a trademark of The Monotype Corp. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions. Linotype is a trademark of Linotype GmbH registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Helvetica is a trademark of Linotype Corp. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions in the name of Linotype Corp. or its licensee Linotype GmbH. ITC is a trademark of International Typeface Corp. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. ITC Franklin Gothic is a trademark of International Typeface Corp. which may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2010 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. All rights reserved. Contacts Monotype Imaging Inc. Vikki Quick, 781-970-6115 email@example.com Permalink: http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20100519006957/en/Boston-Globe/Globe-100/Monotype
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