BURNSVILLE, MN, August 13, 1999- - Sagebrush Corporation announced today the integration of its business divisions and the launch of a new corporate identity. This change is in anticipation of continued rapid growth and allows the company to better serve its library and K-12 customers by offering an integrated set of information solutions.
Sagebrush Corporation is a leading provider of library automation systems, information solutions, and learning resources for the K-12 market. The company will continue to support libraries with products that improve the way libraries run. Sagebrush will expand to help schools and school districts better manage their educational resources and materials, including those inside the school, outside the school, and on the Internet.
The Sagebrush Corporation divisions now comprise Sagebrush Technologies, formerly Nichols Advanced Technologies, developers of the award-winning Athena library automation system and other information management solutions; Sagebrush Learning Resources, distributors of Econo-clad Books, reading program software, and other education materials; and Sagebrush Library Services, formerly a part of Catalog Card Company, providers of cataloging, processing, and data services for publishers and distributors.
Jay A. Stead, President & CEO of Sagebrush Corporation, said, "We have a tremendous opportunity to meet the emerging information and learning needs of the education world. Today, Sagebrush products are in over 25% of North America's schools, and the Sagebrush businesses are strong and well-respected leaders in their fields. As we continue our rapid expansion, we will offer students and educators an unparalleled array of information solutions integrating technology and learning resources - all under the Sagebrush banner."
Burnsville, Minnesota-based Sagebrush Corporation is a fast-growing provider of integrated information management solutions for the education world. The company offers library automation systems, information solutions, and learning resources with a focus on the K-12 market. Through its more than 350 employees and representatives, it markets and distributes its products throughout North America and the world.