January 23, 2007, Melville, NY –Thomas Public Relations, Inc. announced today that it has been chosen as agency of record by Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company and the largest Chicago-based technology company. Thomas PRO was chosen because of its industry leadership and specialized expertise in public relations and branding for computer technology, with over an 10 year history of successful PR campaigns for companies like Olympus, Spymac, Roadmaster, Concord Camera, Foveon, Lexar Media, Unibind, FotoNation, Digital Foci and more.
“We are excited to represent Other World Computing’s extensive and diverse line of computer technology, from the new ModBook, the first fully functional, consumer-ready OS X Mac-based tablet solution, to cool iPod accessories, advanced Superdrives, expansion memory, storage drives, video cards, and other technology for Macs and PCs,” said Karen Thomas, President & CEO, Thomas Public Relations, Inc. Headquartered in Melville, NY, Thomas PR is a full service public relations firm highly skilled in new product introductions, media placements, and positioning/branding.
“I was impressed by how quickly and candidly they responded to our inquiries after already being impressed with their list of successes,” said Lawrence O’Connor, President & CEO, Other World Computing. “We have an exciting, leading edge product line up and found Thomas PR to be the perfect firm to get our message out.”
Thomas PR is well-known within the press community for achieving high-level results. Thomas PR’s clients have won over 500 awards and have frequently appeared on the NBC Today Show, ABC-TV, CBS-TV, Time Magazine, Newsweek and many other business, consumer, TV, radio and Internet sites (see www.thomas-pr.com for list of articles and appearances). Thomas PR achieves this by having a long history of strong press relationships and by quickly and efficiently responding to journalist’s requests.
Thomas PR’s clients include DXG USA (digital cameras and camcorders for the youth market), Fotonation (creators of the PTP-IP wireless standard and other advanced camera technologies), Jadoo Power (portable fuel cell power products), Unibind (office binding systems), Roadmaster USA (automotive CE products), Kidz Gear (children’s electronics), Digital Foci (imaging storage, digital frames, and accessories), Spymac (leading Internet community for video chat, movies, music site), and The Great Kat (Classical/Shred guitarist and music composer for the best-selling “Extreme Guitar Shred” DVD)
About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988. The Illinois-based company had revenues exceeding $40 million in 2006. OWC operates the popular www.MacSales.com e-commerce portal which features one of the largest online catalogs of computer and iPod enhancement products, including Mercury, Neptune, and NewerTech acceleration, storage, and FireWire product lines.
OWC is a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member and provides extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. The company’s management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers www.fastermac.net and www.owc.net and is Chicago’s leading technology employer as ranked by McHenry County Business Journal. For more information, see www.otherworldcomputing.com or www.macsales.com.
About Thomas PR
Founded in 1993, Thomas PR represents the leaders in technology. The company has delivered thousands of articles in high-level media and has won over 500 awards for its clients. Thomas PR’s President, Karen Thomas, has served on the boards of the leading digital imaging organizations: PhotoImaging Manufacturers & Distributors Association (PMDA) and the International Photographic Council (IPC), a multinational non-profit organization of the United Nations. Ms. Thomas was also named one of “Five People to Watch,” by Newsday. Thomas Public Relations has also won numerous awards for its PR services, including “5 Star Rating” from Positive Image News, “Best Industry Press Conference” from Marketing Computers Magazine, and accolades from PR Intelligence, NextGenelectronics, NTS News and more.
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