Urban Office Products Named 2011, 2012 Inc. 500 Company New York, NY – Urban Office Products, a leading provider of office supplies, printer toner and office furniture, has been named to the Inc. 500 muilti year list of fastest-growing private companies in America. This exclusive ranking represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. "It's a great achievement for Urban Office Products to be recognized by Inc. Magazine. Our employees and management team have earned this success through their persistent dedication and hard work. They do whatever it takes to ensure our clients’ satisfaction. And our clients have responded by giving us more business. Without our loyal employees and clients, we would not be where we are today," said Shlomo Birnbaum, president of Urban Office Products. Being named to the list is a significant accomplishment for entrepreneurs. Businesses are chosen based on percentage growth in company net sales over a three-year period. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based and privately held, independent, and have generated at least $100,000 in revenue in 2006, and $2 million in 2009. "The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 500 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression," said Inc. President Bob LaPointe. "The 2010 Inc. 500 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs." Under the leadership of Mr. Birnbaum Urban OP’s revenue has grown 66% percent in the last three years. Since he assumed management of the company in 2001, its revenue has gone up by over 500%. Urban Office Products has been able to “weather the storm” because of its unique approach to accomplishing tasks through creative, outside-the-box thinking. It is the only company in the New York region that provides office supplies, office products, printer toner, new and refurbished office furniture, furniture restoration, custom millwork, project management, restack, asset management, liquidation services, and even coffee/beverage services. "Our clients appreciate the way we accomplish more with less, as well as the consistently high-quality of service and products we provide. We have remained committed to finding creative, value-driven solutions that differentiate us from other providers, even as our client demands have increased. The products and services we offer allow our clients to reduce costs and maintain control of projects while increasing quality," said Shlomo Birnbaum. "As Urban Office Products celebrates our 26th anniversary this year, we would like to thank our long standing clients for being a part of our history and our future," Birnbaum continued. As a 2011 and 2012 Inc. 500 honoree, Urban Office Products shares a distinction with a number of prominent national businesses such as 7-Eleven, AMC Entertainment, and Toys ‘R’ Us. Notable Inc. 5000 alumni include Intuit, Zappos, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, and Oracle.