AccessVia, when combined with Lexmark's managed print services (MPS) and expertise in delivering print and document process solutions to the retail market, will enable customers to quickly design and produce in-store signage for better and more timely merchandising in a highly distributed store environment.
AccessVia's signage software platform provides paper and digital solutions to more than 75 retailers with more than 60,000 stores. Some of the well recognized brands and retailers that use AccessVia include Best Buy, Office Depot, Safeway, Family Dollar and El Corte Ingles.
"Since 2010, Lexmark has completed eight acquisitions, further advancing the company's transition from being hardware-focused to being a leading end-to-end solutions provider," said
, Lexmark's chairman and chief executive officer. "Lexmark's focus is on providing unique and powerful solutions to customers to help them grow their businesses by delivering industry-specific, scalable imaging and software solutions that simplify workflow and harness the power of information."
"Twistage technology is a powerful addition to Perceptive Software process and content management solutions, giving our customers the ability to capture, manage, and deliver their rich media content in the context of their business processes," said
, Perceptive Software's president and chief executive officer and Lexmark vice president.
"We look forward to leveraging the global footprint and financial strength of Lexmark as we bring Twistage's rich media technologies to Perceptive Software's innovative enterprise content and process management solutions," said
, founder and chief executive officer of Twistage.
"With the acquisition of AccessVia, Lexmark is adding another key offering into our suite of innovative solutions for the retail marketplace," said
, Lexmark executive vice president and president of Imaging Solutions and Services. "Since our inception, Lexmark has been a leading provider of innovative output, managed print services and workflow solutions for retailers. Today, eight out of the top 10 U.S. retailers rely on Lexmark.
"The solutions capabilities AccessVia delivers, when combined with Lexmark's deep retail industry expertise, will enable Lexmark to offer customers the ability to more accurately manage their branding and pricing integrity while simultaneously improving sign creation and distribution," Canning added.