ARI Network Services Inc., a Milwaukee provider of technology-enabled business solutions that connect equipment dealers, distributors and manufacturers, recently acquired certain assets of Info Access, the micropublishing division of Eye Communications, Inc., of Hartland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"We are very pleased to add many of the employees and the customers of Info Access to the ARI family," said Brian E. Dearing, ARI’s chairman and chief strategy and corporate development officer. "We are committed to continuing to provide the stellar service and support that manufacturers like Whirlpool, Maytag, Electrolux, LG, U-Line, and Viking and their distributors and service agents have come to expect. We also look forward to expanding our presence in the appliance industry with additional offerings, including our award-winning marketing services."
Dearing said that the acquisition is expected to add more than $1 million in profitable revenue to ARI and is expected to be accretive to revenue and income per share within the first year. Nine Eye Communications employees will join ARI, including Donald E. Grice, general manager of the micropublishing unit. For more information on ARI, visit www.arinet.com.