Southwestern Ontario’s leading information technology company, rtraction, has been named an LEDC – City of London Featured Company award. Founded in 2001, rtraction is a full-service digital agency based in London, Ontario. Serving clients across North America, and known for innovative web design and services that go above and beyond industry standards. This local company is recognized as a leader in the London community and has built a reputation for unique designs and campaigns that range from websites, mobile apps, games, and social media that are as aesthetically stunning as they are efficient and profitable for a variety of clients.
“rtraction has been a valuable and active player in both the tech industry and our community for many years, said Peter White President & CEO of the LEDC. “We are pleased to recognize the team for their energy, award-winning work, and commitment to London.”
The work of rtraction has been prominently featured on industry websites, including webcreme.com, line25.com, onepagelove.com, and cssmania.com, and the company won CSS Design Awards for the DIG (Digital Interactive & Gaming) London 2012 conference website. “Canada’s Worst Charity Website” is another brainchild of rtraction. It is a contest that grants a $20,000.00 website makeover to a deserving charity, which aims to boost the charity’s ability to attract volunteers and donors, as well as connect with the people it serves. The company has built partnerships with other Canadian cities and earned national recognition for London through this generous initiative.
“The rtraction team is full of talented people who care about London. As a company, and as individuals, we are involved in all kinds of community initiatives,” explains David Billson, President of the company. “This level of recognition from the City and the LEDC really honours both the hard work the rtraction team does day-to-day, and the shared commitment we have to this community.”
London’s Featured Company Award is distributed by the City of London and the London Economic Development Corporation and is awarded to a London company that fits the following criteria: part of the external economy with demonstrated leadership in their industry sector, recognized as an employer of choice, demonstrated community mindedness, demonstrated sustainability and/or growth, and has demonstrated innovation. The award is given monthly by the Mayor in front of Council.