PPAI 100: 2023 | Distributor No. 17: IMS
PPAI 100 is an exclusive, research-backed ranking of the 50 leading distributors and the 50 leading suppliers in the promotional products industry. Companies are scored based on a variety of metrics.
Headquartered in the Chicago area with 10 offices across the U.S. and Canada, IMS (PPAI 143612, D12) provides marketing solutions at every stage, from planning to the point of purchase in store and online, as well as support behind the scenes. The company’s proprietary MerchTech suite helps clients identify and measure engagement, performance and more, and the company won a 2023 Pyramid Award from PPAI for technology (ecommerce websites). Sustainability initiatives at IMS include recycling and waste reduction, efforts to eliminate plastic packaging and reducing carbon emissions through the use of electric vehicles. By performing a materials audit, IMS was able to reduce plastic use for one client by more than 25,000 pounds, as well as reducing overall costs.
2022 Revenue: $212.5 million
Three-Year Trend: +8%
High Marks: 2022 Revenue