MeadWestvaco Consumer & Office Products (MCOP), a division of MeadWestvaco and Cozi® Group Inc have announced a strategic partnership and launch of the free MeadCal™ Family Organizer at www.meadcal.com.  A recent MCOP study shows that 65% of adults use both paper and electronic planning products to manage their lives and families. The alliance between Cozi and MCOP results in a product that specifically addresses this significant co-usage market. The collaboration will empower MCOP’s consumers with Cozi’s online solutions that make family life easier. With the launch of http://www.meadcal.com, MCOP is offering a version of Cozi’s online calendar and organizer to its consumers for use in conjunction with other MCOP paper-based products that can be purchased at retailers and office products dealers throughout North America. “We evaluated online calendaring and organizing solutions and found Cozi to be uniquely positioned to offer the best digital solution for managing family schedules,” said Don Sommerville, Vice President of Marketing, MWV Consumer & Office Products. “Families are busier than ever and they need tools that connect them 24/7 from anywhere. Families can access their online calendar, customized lists and communications tools from any computer at home, at work, or on any mobile phone. MeadCal™, using Cozi’s Web-based software, provides families with tools to manage schedules and activities, track shopping and to do lists, organize household chores, and share family moments with friends and relatives.” 

“At Cozi, we’re focused on families and helping them find ways to communicate, coordinate and simplify everyday tasks so they can enjoy their lives,” said Robbie Cape, co-founder and CEO of Cozi. “A partnership with MWV Consumer & Office Products enables us to deliver our software to their incredible base of avid consumers. This alliance also gives us a world class partner to innovate and deliver new solutions to address the organization and planning needs of today’s busy families.”   Available immediately at http://www.meadcal.com is a co-branded version of Cozi’s family organizer; it is free to families and offers an online family calendar, customizable shopping lists, to do lists, a family journal and a messaging center.

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