Reputation Ink’s work for client Stellar recognized in national award competition

May 26, 2015

SMPS awards recognize excellence in marketing communications among professional services firms in design, building industry

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 26, 2015)—Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, and its content marketing firm, Reputation Ink, won first place in the social media category in the 38th annual Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Marketing Communications Awards competition for their thought-leadership blog, Food for Thought.

Food _For _Thought

The Marketing Communications Awards (MCA) Program is the longest-standing, most prestigious competition recognizing excellence in marketing communications among professional services firms in the design and building industry.

Stellar and Reputation Ink conceived, strategized and implemented, turning to their strategic web partner, Red Fin Group, for design and programming. On the weekly blog Food for Thought, Stellar’s process engineering, design, construction, refrigeration, building envelope, mechanical, utility, operations, maintenance and automation experts share knowledge and insights gained from their decades of work in the food manufacturing and cold storage industry.  

Since its April 2013 debut, Food for Thought has experienced multiple successes including:

  • 519 percent increase in subscribers
  • 85 percent increase in sessions
  • 74 percent increase in pageviews
  • 83 percent increase in unique pageviews

For a complete list of winning firms, visit

About Stellar

Stellar is a fully integrated design, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm that provides the industry’s most comprehensive range of self-performed services, including planning, design, preconstruction, construction, refrigeration, mechanical and utility, building envelope, and total operations and maintenance services. More than 600 Stellar employees worldwide create award-winning food processing plants, refrigerated warehouses, distribution centers, commercial buildings and military facilities. In addition to its Jacksonville, Florida, headquarters and its Western Region office in Modesto, California, Stellar operates nearly 25 support locations and offices throughout the United States and in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, China and Puerto Rico. The company also serves Central and South America, Europe and India. For more information, visit


About Reputation Ink

Reputation Ink is a content marketing and public relations firm focused on building reputations. The firm’s senior-level professionals provide marketing strategy, content marketing, messaging, public relations and writing services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Reputation Ink’s clients span the country and include leaders in a range of industries including law, sports, architecture, engineering, construction, industrial, technology, healthcare, energy and real estate. For more information visit or read the firm’s blog at