Aalborg and Skien - October 15, 1999
- SAXoTECH A/S, the leading Scandinavian editorial software company for the newspaper industry and WebPlan as, the leading Scandinavian Internet software tools company for the newspaper industry, have entered into a joint marketing agreement. The agreement allows SAXoTECH to market WebPlans products in Europe and North America. The two companies will also collaborate to develop future product offerings in order to provide their customers with the best possible solutions.
"We are thrilled to offer our customers a powerful strategy to address their web publishing needs. WebPlans portfolio of products gives our customers the ability to address their advertising and news content needs for the Internet. Additionally, content can be generated directly from the readers. We believe that WebPlans high quality products will help our customers move forward in this strategic area", declared Mr. Anders Christiansen, Managing Director, SAXoTECH.
"For WebPlan, the association with SAXoTECH means an international breakthrough for our on-line publishing system, Publicus. It is particularly exiting to be able to market Publicus in the USA through SAXoTECH Inc. We believe that newspapers in the North American market will be very excited about this new technology. We expect the products of both companies are going to be considerably strengthened as a result of this agreement", declared Erlend Viddal, Managing Director of WebPlan as.
With headquarters in Aalborg, Denmark, SAXoTECH A/S is supplier of the leading and dynamic editorial system SAXoPRESS, consisting of an extensive suite of cross-platform and fully integrated software solutions for newspapers in Northern Europe and North America.
WebPlan was established in 1996, is a subsidiary of Orkla Media AS with newspapers Varden and DT-BB as the largest single shareholders. WebPlan headquarters are in Skien with a region office in Drammen.