InnerWorkings Acquires Origen Partners
Chicago-based InnerWorkings Inc., a provider of managed print and promotional solutions to corporate clients, announced it has acquired Atlanta-based Origen Partners, a print-management firm specializing in point-of-purchase displays, signage and other in-store merchandising materials.
Origen Partners is a recognized leader in the procurement and management of point-of-sale marketing materials. With headquarters in Atlanta, Origen Partners has 35 employees, including nine sales representatives, and is expected to generate revenue of approximately $36 million in 2008. Origen Partners serves an impressive client roster, including some of the world’s best-known brands.
“Origen Partners has an excellent reputation in the marketplace for its expertise in procuring and managing in-store merchandising collateral,” said Eric D. Belcher, president and COO of InnerWorkings. “Origen will be a valuable addition to the InnerWorkings family. Its entrepreneurial culture and successful track record make it a good strategic fit with InnerWorkings,” concluded Belcher.
“Our partnership with InnerWorkings will allow us to further develop our existing customer base and approach new clients with a comprehensive print management offering,” said Michael Stoecker, CEO of Origen Partners. “We look forward to further expanding InnerWorkings’ presence in the important Southeast region.”
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