Digital Visions acquired
Digital Visions, a Milwaukee-based company that handles Web application design, development and hosting services, today announced that the company has been acquired by James Tower Inc., a Minnesota-based marketing technology company focused on Web-based software solutions, hosting and creative services.
"The synergies between Digital Visions and James Tower will create the momentum needed to help provide the best value and service to our customers," said John Gilbert, co-owner of Digital Visions. "Both companies benefit by the addition of more resources and fresh ideas, giving our current and future customers an even greater range of product and service choices."
"We have looked to partner with companies that can provide solutions to our clients and fit strategically within our business plan," said Brian Olsem, president, James Tower. "Digital Visions fits these criteria especially as it relates to hosting and technology services. Given that our two offices are only hours apart more effectively position us to better serve and strengthen relationships in the Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis areas."
Digital Vision clients in the metro Milwaukee market include Hal Leonard Publishing, Cobalt Corp., Fortis Health, Everbrite, Joy Global, Alto-Shaam, Columbia St. Mary’s, Marquette University, Hanson-Dodge, Aurora Health Care, GE Medical, We Energies and von Briesen & Roper.
"Over the next six months, our management team will work diligently to integrate our operations to provide the combined strengths and synergies of the companies," said Stephanie Stoffel, vice president of operations, James Tower. "By building on the best practices of both organizations, we will establish a more efficient, fully integrated and stronger infrastructure as well as an expanded platform for growth."
The company will operate under the James Tower brand. Digital Visions will maintain its existing operations in Milwaukee as well as its staff of consultants, designers and developers.
Digital Visions was founded in 1995 and is located at 231 E. Buffalo St. in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.
James Tower (www.jamestower.com) has headquarters in North Mankato, Minn.
Oct. 31, 2003 Small Business Times, Milwaukee