GrapeCity, ActiveReports and Spread Receive Multiple Best-Seller Awards from ComponentSource

ActiveReports and Spread receive ComponentSource’s Bestselling Products Awards. GrapeCity receives Bestselling Publisher Awards.

Morrisville, NC, March 12, 2011 --( GrapeCity PowerTools announced today that ActiveReports and Spread, two of the development industry’s leading components, have won multiple awards from ComponentSource®, the world's largest marketplace for reusable software components and development tools.

ComponentSource's Top 100 Awards for 2010 rate leading software publishers and their individual products according to the total dollar value of orders placed globally by its customers during the year.

GrapeCity and its products – ActiveReports and Spread - won the following awards:

2010’s Bestselling Products Awards
ActiveReports - Ranked #1 in Japan, Ranked #6 Worldwide
Spread for Windows Forms - Ranked #2 in Japan, Top 25 Worldwide

2010’s Bestselling Publisher Awards
GrapeCity (Japan) - Ranked #1 as the Top Publisher
GrapeCity (Worldwide) - Ranked #3 as the Top Publisher

ActiveReports and Spread are the #1 best selling individual developer tools in their respective categories:
ActiveReports - World’s #1 .NET/COM reporting tool
Spread - World’s #1 .NET/COM spreadsheet component

Sam Patterson, ComponentSource CEO, said, “ComponentSource® is pleased to announce that GrapeCity has won multiple ComponentSource Bestselling Publisher and Bestselling Products Awards for 2010-2011. These awards are based on the total dollar amount of orders placed by our customers over the past year through our three offices located in Atlanta, GA, USA, Reading, England and Tokyo, Japan.”

Commenting on the awards, Rick Williamson, General Manager of GrapeCity PowerTools, said, “We would like to thank ComponentSource for acknowledging our contributions. We will continue to work with channel partners such as ComponentSource to help grow the developer components industry worldwide.”

About GrapeCity
Founded in 1980, GrapeCity is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a premier Visual Studio Industry Partner and one of the world’s largest providers of developer components. The company has more than 850 employees and tens of thousands of customers worldwide. For more than 30 years, GrapeCity has provided enterprises around the world with state-of-the-art developer tools and components, software services and solutions. For more information, visit

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