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July 8, 2021

EBSCO Industries EBSCO appoints new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Beginning August 15, David Hobbs will join EBSCO as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer. [Full Announcement].

September 10, 2019

EBSCO Industries EBSCO continues expanding value-add distribution theme with second new platform investment. EBSCO Capital announces the acquisition of Bailey International, an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of mobile hydraulic power solutions, headquartered in Knoxville, TN. [Full Announcement].

May 29, 2019

EBSCO Industries Publisher Promotion & Fulfillment Announces Agreement to Transition Publisher Fulfillment Services to Turpin Distribution Services, Ltd.. The fulfillment side of Publisher Promotion and Fulfillment has been acquired by Turpin Distribution Services, Ltd, an international, UK-based provider of publisher services. Turpin has a long-standing, established client services team based in New Milford, Connecticut. [Full Announcement].

March 25, 2019

EBSCO Industries Luxor to acquire KwikBoost, a leading provider of mobile device charging solutions. Luxor, a subsidiary of EBSCO Industries, announced that it has acquired KwikBoost, a manufacturer of commercial mobile device charging solutions. Founded in 2010, KwikBoost is known for its patented designs and innovative products that include mobile device charging stations, lockers, charging workstations, and portable charging solutions. [Full Announcement].

March 15, 2019

EBSCO Industries EBSCO Industries Inc. chooses Rimini Street for Salesforce Application Management Services. Rimini Street, a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that EBSCO Industries, a global holding company with more than 26 business units around the world, has chosen Rimini Street Application Management Services (AMS) for Salesforce to maximize the value and ROI of their Salesforce investment. EBSCO has been successfully leveraging Rimini Street support for its SAP system since 2015, and has now expanded their Rimini Street support service scope to include its Salesforce system. [Full Announcement].

February 22, 2019

EBSCO Industries EBSCO Industries launches BiSo Collective. Dave Gray has joined EBSCO Industries as the founder of a newly formed, B2B, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, headquartered in downtown Birmingham. The new company, BiSo Collective, is focused on making acquisitions of mission-critical B2B SaaS companies and growing those companies through a combination of strategic acquisitions and organic growth. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2019

EBSCO Industries EBSCO Industries' Risk Consulting and Insurance Division announces new name. EBSCO Industries, a privately held global company, announced today that it has renamed its risk consulting and insurance division to Valent Group. [Full Announcement].

January 9, 2018

EBSCO Industries EBSCO Industries Announces New Chief Information Officer. EBSCO Industries announced that Ryan Loy is joining the company as Chief Information Officer, and will be reporting to David Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer. Loy comes to EBSCO from ADTRAN where he was CIO. [Full Announcement].

January 3, 2018

EBSCO Industries Black Diamond Acquires Valley Joist. Black Diamond Capital Management announced that it has acquired Valley Joist from EBSCO Industries, Inc. Valley Joist has been a leading joist and deck manufacturer since 1958. Black Diamond owns and operates Bayou Steel Group, among other steel related businesses. [Full Announcement].

September 2, 2017

EBSCO Industries NAPCO Acquires Vulcan Information Packaging, Enhancing its Manufacturing Capabilities and National Sales Reach. NAPCO, a leading specialty packaging provider, founded in 1977, announced today it has agreed to acquire the assets of Vulcan Information Packaging (including, a division of EBSCO Industries. Vulcan (VIP) will operate as an independent subsidiary of NAPCO under their current leadership team in their current facility in Vincent, AL. [Full Announcement].

August 1, 2017

EBSCO Industries Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Announce Partnership. Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars signed a partnership agreement making the company the official licensed manufacturer of outdoor and marquee signage for the organization. Stewart Signs is part of EBSCO Sign Group, LLC, and a subsidiary of EBSCO Industries. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2017

EBSCO Industries Insurance Veteran Paul Barber to Lead EBSCO Industriesí Business, Personal and Employee Benefits Insurance Practice. S.S. Nesbitt & Co. Inc., a Southeastern insurance agency and division of EBSCO Industries Inc. (EBSCO), announced today it has appointed insurance veteran Paul Barber as president. [Full Announcement].

May 10, 2017

EBSCO Industries NewClients Promotional Marketing acquires EBSCO Creative Concepts. Distributor NewClients Promotional Marketing (PPAI 107225), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, announced today that it has acquired distributor EBSCO Creative Concepts (PPAI 104781), a division of EBSCO Industries. [Full Announcement].

March 1, 2016

EBSCO Industries Omeda acquires Hallmark. Omeda, Inc. a leading provider of database and marketing services to the media industry, has announced the acquisition of Hallmark Data Systems. In early February, [Full Announcement].

July 1, 2015

EBSCO Industries EBSCO Showing Its Commitment to Growth with Several Recent Moves. EBSCO Industries, headquartered atop Oak Mountain off Highway 280, is a privately held company committed to progress and growth. [Full Announcement].

March 30, 2015

EBSCO Industries EBSCO grows through two significant acquisitions . On February 20, 2015, EBSCO Information Services, the largest provider of research content, search services, and delivery platforms to libraries worldwide, acquired YBP Library Services, the market leader in delivering over 12 million print and digital books to academic, research and special libraries. EBSCO Industries also announced the acquisition of a majority interest in All Current Electrical Sales. On February 18, 2015, this New Jersey-based reseller/distributor of electrical components including conduit fittings, controls, circuit breakers, and custom electrical panel assemblies with a total of over 100,000 SKUs became a part of the diverse family of EBSCO businesses. [Full Announcement].

September 28, 2014

EBSCO Industries EBSCO launches the free database American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955. The print index, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities (DDAAU), is now available digitally as American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955ô. EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston worked together to digitize the content and build the free database from the volumes originally published by the H.W. Wilson Company. This effort was made possible through a donation from the H.W. Wilson Foundation. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2014

EBSCO Industries CFO David Walker promoted to COO and CFO; major reorganization announced. David Walker, EBSCO Industries Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of EBSCO Industries, Inc. effective immediately. [Full Announcement].

June 18, 2014

EBSCO Industries Mike Gorrell promoted to Chief Information Officer. Mike Gorrell has been promoted to Chief Information Officer of EBSCO. Gorrell has been with EBSCO for nearly 20 years and has led the growth and excellence of the Technology operation for EBSCO Publishing and most recently EBSCO Information Services as their CIO for the last 15 years. The EIS Technology operation numbers over 440 team members, with roughly 260 in Ipswich, Mass., 140 in Birmingham, Ala., and the remainder in offices in Colorado, Europe and India. [Full Announcement].

April 14, 2014

EBSCO Industries Atypon Systems acquires Metapress from EBSCO Online, Inc.. Atypon Systems and EBSCO Online, Inc. announced that Atypon has acquired the Metapress business from EBSCO Online, which has made the decision to discontinue the Metapress platform. Atypon and EBSCO will work together to transition Metapress clients to Atyponís Literatum platform. Under the terms of the agreement, Metapress will continue to service its current clients through the transition. [Full Announcement].