Esko has acquired Minneapolis, Minnesota’s MediaBeacon Inc., which develops Digital Asset Management (DAM) software. MediaBeacon’s DAM tools, currently sold primarily in the United States through direct distribution and OEM partnerships, are applied in a range of industries from retail and consumer packaged goods to media, print and the public sector.
“It is Esko’s strategy to digitize and integrate the entire packaging production workflow from design all the way to finished packs and displays in the store. With this acquisition, we further our transformation from a prepress solution provider to an end-to-end supplier in the packaging world,” said Udo Panenka, Esko President.
Headquartered in Gent, Belgium, Esko employs around 1,400 people worldwide with direct sales and service organizations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, the Americas and the Asia Pacific, Japan and China regions. It has a network of distribution partners in more than 50 countries.
Jason Bright, CEO and founder of MediaBeacon, is assume the role of Chief Technology Officer to work with the Esko R&D teams to drive software integration between the a range of platforms.
Esko to acquire MediaBeacon
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