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The Neat Company and the Arbor Day Foundation Partner to Plant Trees in U.S. Forests

date 04/26/11

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Jeff Salem, Director of Communications & Public Relations,   email

Nebraska City, Neb. (April 26, 2011) – The Neat® Company, developers of user friendly scanning hardware and software solutions, announced today a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to help replant our nation's forests.

During the month of April, The Neat Company will make a monetary donation to the Arbor Day Foundation for every free Taming the Paper Monster e-book that is downloaded on The Arbor Day Foundation will plant one tree in designated forests in the United States for every dollar donated by the company. Additionally, everyone who purchases a NeatDesk® or NeatReceipts® unit during Earth Week will receive a free tree, suitable for planting, from the Arbor Day Foundation.

"We're very excited to work with a company like Neat that recognizes the significance of trees to our environment," said Brian Schenk, corporate partnerships manager at the Arbor Day Foundation.

The Arbor Day Foundation is the nation's largest, nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than 1 million members nationwide. Last year, the Foundation planted more than 6 million trees in U.S. forests through its partnerships with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. The Foundation helps plant trees in forests damaged by wildfire, insects and disease where natural regeneration cannot occur. By cleaning the air and protecting water sources, forests provide Americans with immense health and environmental benefits.

This is the second time that The Neat Company and the Arbor Day Foundation have collaborated during the past few months to plant trees.

"Environmental sustainability is important to Neat's customers and we are delighted to help the Arbor Day Foundation plant, nurture and celebrate trees," said Kevin Garton, chief marketing officer at The Neat Company.

For more information on the partnership between The Neat Company and the Arbor Day Foundation, you can follow the program updates on Twitter: @neatcompany and @arborday.


About the Arbor Day Foundation: The Arbor Day Foundation is a nonprofit, conservation and education organization of more than 1 million members, with a mission to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. More information on the Foundation and its programs can be found at

About The Neat Company: The Neat® Company has created a new way for small businesses and consumers to transform paper documents into digital information. We manufacture and market a unique combination of software and hardware scanning solutions. These solutions employ optical character recognition (OCR) and patented parsing technology to read information on receipts, business cards and documents – extracting data from paper so it can be used to easily create expense reports, complete tax forms, populate contact databases and track spending.

The Neat Company also enables our customers to build their own digital filing cabinet. This create one centralized location where they can go to organize, find and share all of their important paper documents and electronic files.

Founded in 2002, The Neat Company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa. For more information, please visit

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