MBX Systems Named a Finalist in the 2009 American Business Awards(SM)

Server Appliance and Storage Solution Provider Honored for Innovation.

Wauconda, IL, June 07, 2009 --(PR.com)-- MBX Systems, a leading manufacturer of server appliances and storage solutions for application developers, was named a finalist in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category in The 2009 American Business Awards (ABAs).

MBX Systems’ ongoing commitment to creating innovative processes and providing quality solutions for customers led to significant achievements throughout 2008. Last year, the Company achieved its 13th consecutive year of growth, began expanding globally, and celebrated the groundbreaking of a facilities expansion to triple production capacity. It also achieved measurable improvements over 2007: A 48% increase in the quantity of server appliances manufactured, a 22% increase in manufacturing efficiency, and a 70% decrease in production defects. As a result, the Company was selected as a finalist in this prestigious category competing with other innovative companies.

“Despite very tough economic conditions, many organizations and individuals continue to perform well,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. “The results of the 2009 ABAs thus far are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and hard work of American organizations, executives, and workers.”

Application developers rely on MBX Systems to build the server appliances for deploying their software. Tom Crowley, CEO, MBX Systems notes, “Technology is continuously changing, and we must innovate to keep our engineering and manufacturing processes a few steps ahead of industry standards. Customers’ expectations are that their systems will work right out of the box. We configure their hardware so it’s the most powerful, yet uncomplicated, option for implementing their software so their end users are completely satisfied with the solution. It’s an honor to be recognized for our achievements.”

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit entries to the ABAs – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Six-hundred executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network and hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network.

More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative Company, Best Management Team, Best New Product or Service, Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program, Best Corporate Environmental Responsibility Program. MBX Systems will be competing in the Most Innovative Company category for All Other Industries – up to 100 Employees.

Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in final judging that will continue through June 3. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April through early May.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

Founded in 1995, MBX Systems manufactures server appliances and storage solutions for OEMs, software developers and service providers. MBX offers the most extensive branding options on a wide array of standard or custom-configured platforms. MBX appliance solutions are designed to improve the performance, scalability and security of an application. The systems are manufactured exclusively in MBX’s U.S.-based ISO 9001:2008 certified facility. Turnkey appliance support services span design and engineering through global logistics and end user support. For more information visit the MBX website at www.mbx.com or call 800-560-1195.

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Liz Molli