Mimeo Expands in Europe with Acquisition of Germany’s Koebcke and the new facility is integrated into the Mimeo Global Digital Production Network and is now accepting orders via my.mimeo.de
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK and Berlin, Germany – Mimeo, the leading provider of online managed content distribution and printing announced today the acquisition of Koebcke, a Berlin-based provider of digital printing services. The Koebcke acquisition is part of Mimeo’s plan to expand production capacity and improve the customer experience throughout Europe.
“We continue to see growth in Europe as we diversify the types of products and services offered,” said Mimeo CEO, John Delbridge. “The Koebcke investment represents a strategic opportunity to add to our capacity and geographic presence while positioning the company for future growth.”
Mimeo has experienced steady gains in Europe driven by the core document printing business and specialty products, including the 2,000 German schools that rely on the company for annual school planner production. The acquisition of Koebcke provides Mimeo with a 30,000 square foot facility in Berlin which will work in concert with facilities in the United Kingdom and the United States.
“We are pleased to bring a quality company and team into Mimeo Europe,” said Jamie Wardley, Managing Director Mimeo Europe. “Our combined strengths will benefit all customers as we share technology and expand the types of products and services offered.”
Koebcke will operate under the Mimeo brand and is now taking customer orders from my.mimeo.de and other company owned platforms. The current Koebcke team will continue to support local clients under the direction of Jamie Wardley and Patrick Rau, Mimeo Europe’s director of sales.
Mimeo is the innovator of online managed content distribution and printing. Over 5,000 companies rely on Mimeo’s award winning document management tools and print on demand solutions to lower document related costs while improving employee productivity.
Organizations, small businesses, and Global 2000 companies in over 140 countries. The company was founded in 1998 and operates digital print facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany. Investors include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJ Gotham, Goldman Sachs (GS) Harbourvest and Hewlett Packard (HP).