Akro-Mils Website Wins Top Web Development Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2012, Akron, Ohio — Hitchcock Fleming & Associates, Inc. and Akro-Mils have been honored by the Web Marketing Association for Outstanding Web Development for their work on Akro-Mils’ new website — www.akro-mils.com .
Akro-Mils’ new website, which launched in February 2012, was honored by the judges for innovation, content, technology, copy and navigation.
Featuring a vibrant design and improved functionality, the site has a variety of online tools and materials to assist and support Akro-Mils distributors and end users, including: a new site navigation structure; improved search functions, including a Product Finder tool that can be accessed directly from the Akro-Mils Home Page; a Distributor Locator; a new Image and Literature Library; and links to Akro-Mils via popular social media sites.
In addition, Akro-Mils’ new site is accessable via a mobile version. The mobile site was honored by the Web Marketing Association earlier in 2012 — receiving the 2012 Best B2B Mobile WebAward.
“The navigation is extremely user friendly,” one judge commented about Akro-Mils’ site. “The pictures and diagrams are very clear, colorful, and descriptive."
Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association’s annual WebAward Competition has honored excellence in website development. Independent judges from around the world review sites in 96 industries. The best are recognized with a WebAward, which helps interactive professionals promote themselves, their companies and their best work to the outside world. More information on the 2012 awards is available online at http://www.webaward.org/ .
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in wildly creative solutions firmly grounded in sound strategic insights. Its fresh thinking has driven eye-opening consumer and business-to-business campaigns for retail, industrial, automotive, medical, travel, building product and government clients. hfa’s areas of expertise encompass branding, research, strategic planning, interactive solutions, social media marketing, public relations and media. To learn more, visit www.teamhfa.com .
Akro-Mils, a Myers Industries, Inc. company (NYSE: MYE), is a leading manufacturer of plastic and metal storage, organization, transport and material handling products for use in industrial, healthcare, commercial and consumer markets. For more information or to request a catalog, contact Akro-Mils at 800-253-2467 or visit the company’s website at www.akro-mils.com .

Akro-Mils Media Contact:
Ken Torisky
Communications Manager