SAXoTECH strengthens its
position on the Swedish newspaper market by entering into co-operation
with Lighthouse Software AB.The leading Scandinavian supplier of editorial
systems, SAXoTECH A/S, announces that the company has entered into a
co-operation agreement with the Swedish company Lighthouse AB regarding
marketing of the company’s editorial system SAXoPRESS Publishing System
in Sweden. It is the plan that the close co-operation is to be replaced by
a takeover of Lighthouse AB at the turn of the year. Lighthouse AB will
then become a 100% owned subsidiary in the SAXoTECH group.
Lighthouse Software AB and SAXoTECH A/S join forces in Sweden.
From left Börje Fritz (VD Lighthouse AB), Anders Christiansen (CEO
SAXoTECH A/S), Bert Nilsson (Chairman of the Board Lighthouse AB)
and Torben Hoelgaard (Sales Director SAXoTECH A/S)
Lighthouse AB is one of the
oldest and best-reputed suppliers on the Swedish pre-media market. Until
now Lighthouse has been the Scandinavian supplier of Baseview Products
Inc, Ann Arbor, USA. The two owners of Lighthouse AB, Börje Fritz and
Bert Nilsson, will continue working in the company, allowing SAXoTECH to
benefit from their long experience in sales and implementation of PrePress
solutions in Sweden.
salesdirector Scandinavia at SAXoTECH A/S, expresses: "By entering
into this co-operation with Lighthouse AB, SAXoTECH consolidates its
position as the leading supplier of editorial systems in Scandinavia and I
am convinced that our co-operation will increase our strong drive on the
Swedish market and consequently contribute to the continued growth of the
group. This agreement shows our involvement in the Swedish market, which
will now become further strengthened with local experience and
Börje Fritz, VD Lighthouse
AB: "SAXoPRESS is the most far-sighted editorial system we have seen
so far and it fully meets the demands to a third generation system change.
The fact that the system is also cross-platform, that it offers very
exiting internet tools for newspaper production, and that the development
department is situated in Denmark have been decisive parameters for our
entering into this agreement. We look very much forward to representing
SAXoTECH in Sweden".
SAXoTECH A/S, headquartered in
Aalborg, Denmark, develops the leading and dynamic editorial software
solution, SAXoPRESS, consisting of a wide range of Cross-platform and
fully integrated solutions for editorial production.
SAXoTECH A/S supplies world class solutions to newspapers in Europe and
North America. In the US the sales are carried out by the subsidiary
company situated in Bethesda, Maryland