NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (Aug. 18) — Lauren International Inc. has been recognized for the successful implementation of its Web portal-based application, which provides a fluid communication channel between all facets of the company and its customers.
The company received the award for "Best IT Implementation by a Non-IT Company" from the Information Technology Alliance of Appalachian Ohio. Lauren International´s achievement was announced at the ITAAO´s fourth annual Technology Industry Gurus of the Appalachian Region Awards gala, held July 26 at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Awards were presented in seven categories to companies and businesses with substantial operations within the Appalachian region of Ohio. "Receiving this award was a humbling experience because we were chosen by peers of a very high caliber," said Ted Gentsch, Lauren International director of information services. "This achievement is a reflection on the entire information services department at Lauren — a true team accomplishment."
ITAAO President Gary Little, said the judges of the TIGAR Awards recognized Lauren´s development of exceptional information technology applications.