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Lyngsoe Systems

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7470 New Technology Way
Frederick, Maryland 21703
United States
Phone: 301-360-0910

Executive Leadership

photo of Joergen  Bardenfleth
Joergen Bardenfleth
photo of Rasmus  Lokvig
Rasmus Lokvig
Deputy Chairman (CataCap Partner)
photo of Villads  Thomsen
Villads Thomsen
Chief Executive Officer
photo of Peter  Jeggesen
Peter Jeggesen
Chief Operating Officer
photo of Lars  Caspersen
Lars Caspersen
Chief Financial Officer
photo of Henrik  Kjeldgaard
Henrik Kjeldgaard
Library Systems Business Unit Director
photo of Cory McCoy
Cory McCoy
President, US
photo of Colin  Carter
Colin Carter
IMMS Business Director
photo of Finn Hovalt  Mathiassen
Finn Hovalt Mathiassen
Senior Business Consultant and former Managing Director

Company Ownership

Lyngsoe has majority ownership by CataCap which made a major investment in February 2014.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions for Lyngsoe Systems

Personnel employed

[Data source: statistics supplied for the annual Library Systems Report or from public information]

Lyngsoe Systems 2019135
Lyngsoe Systems 2018146
Lyngsoe Systems 2017158
Lyngsoe Systems 2016152
Lyngsoe Systems 2015145

Documents or articles featuring Lyngsoe Systems

Breeding, Marshall. Lyngsoe Systems: Intelligent Material Management System (IMMS). September 2019. Smart Libraries Newsletter. Lyngsoe Systems, a major supplier of automated material handling equipment and related technology products, has recently developed the Intelligent Material Management System. This product was introduced in partnership with the Aarhus and Copenhagen public library systems in Denmark and has since been adopted by other libraries in Scandinavia and the UK. The IMMS is a business application that supplements a library's ILS and self-service and automated material handling equipment to achieve savings in personnel costs through increased efficiency and reduced inventory errors.

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News Announcements

April 3, 2024. Groundbreaking new product series from Lyngsoe Systems. Lyngsoe Systems is introducing not just a new product or a mere upgrade at PLA this year, but an entirely new and revolutionary product series called Lyngsoe LibDeco. The series is indeed groundbreaking in the world of self-service kiosks.

January 3, 2024. Lyngsoe Systems demonstrates strong commitment to ESG/Sustainability. Lyngsoe Systems, a global leader in library solutions announced its continued dedication to Environmental, Social, and Governance practices and sustainability. This commitment is reinforced by the recent recognition from EcoVadis, a renowned sustainability assessment platform, which awarded Lyngsoe Systems a silver medal in 2023. The importance of ESG/Sustainability has been emphasized by discussions with librarians across the world, who are seeking information and knowledge in this crucial area. Lyngsoe Systems Library recognizes the need for industry leaders to contribute to the global dialogue on ESG, and Henrik Kjeldgaard, a key figure in the company, reaffirms the company's dedication to making a positive impact on the world.

October 23, 2023. Lyngsoe Systems partners with Surrey Libraries to launch Super Access initiative. Lyngsoe Systems announced its partnership with Surrey Libraries to launch the Super Access initiative. This groundbreaking project aims to transform libraries across Surrey and beyond, enhancing accessibility and empowering communities through modern technology. The initiative, powered by Lyngsoe Systems' technology, promises to reform the way residents connect, learn, and explore within the library system.

March 6, 2023. Lyngsoe Systems announces first Symphony integration customer for IMMS. Lyngsoe Systems and SirsiDynix announced that Multnomah County Library has become the first library in the world to work with Lyngsoe Systems and SirsiDynix following the integration of the Intelligent Material Management System with their Symphony Library Management System.

August 25, 2022. The successful cooperation between Lyngsoe Systems and Hublet expands. After many years of successful cooperation in UK and Ireland, Lyngsoe Systems and Hublet have expanded the cooperation, so Lyngsoe now also can offer the Hublet solution to the Norwegian market as distributor.

March 21, 2022. Frederiksberg Public Library has become the 10th Danish Public Library to adapt IMMS. Lyngsoe Systems announced that Frederiksberg Public Library has become the 10th Danish Public Library to adapt IMMS

December 20, 2021. Lyngsoe Systems announces User Group. Following consultation with customers, Lyngsoe Systems announces the launch of a User Group for the Library Business Unit. Staff from any library that uses any of Lyngsoe Systems (now including PV Supa and 2CQR) products or services will be able to join the group and participate in events and meetings of the group. The launch of the group includes access to a group platform where customers will be able to share their experience of working with Lyngsoe products and services with each other and with Lyngsoe Systems. Lyngsoe are planning for User Group meetings later in 2022.

January 7, 2021. Lyngsoe Systems to acquire P.V. Supa Group. Lyngsoe Systems A/S Library Business Unit has signed an agreement to acquire Finnish-based P.V. Supa and its related companies in UK (2CQR) and US (P.V. Supa Inc.).

December 2, 2020. Colin Carter joins LyngsoeSystems as IMMS Business Director. Business Unit Director Henrik Kjeldgaard announced that Colin Carter joined Lyngsoe Systems in the Library Business Unit – specifically the IMMS team.

October 1, 2020. First customer in Sweden of IMMS, the Intelligent Material Management System from Lyngsoe Systems. Lyngsoe Systems announced that the Libraries of Malmö have become the first institution in Sweden to select Lyngsoe Systems' Intelligent Material Management System. The Libraries will integrate IMMS with their Sierra Library Management System from Innovative Interfaces Inc., a ProQuest Company.

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Corporate Chronology

Jan 07, 2021 Lyngsoe Systems to acquire P.V. Supa Group
Lyngsoe Systems A/S Library Business Unit has signed an agreement to acquire Finnish-based P.V. Supa and its related companies in UK (2CQR) and US (P.V. Supa Inc.).

Oct 02, 2017 P.V. Supa acquires 2CQR
P.V. Supa, a privately-owned Library Technology innovator, established in 1996, and operating in 37 countries, is delighted to announce the acquisition of 100% of 2CQR shares. This significant move will see 2CQR continue as an independent company, operating across the whole of the UK & Ireland.

Sep 22, 2015 Phil Farrell named Managing Director of 2CQR

Feb 23, 2014 CataCap acquires a majority stake in Lyngsoe Systems A/S
CataCap acquires a majority stake in the IT company Lyngsoe Systems A/S, which specializes in complex IT solutions for logistics companies. Solutions are used to improve efficiency, quality management and traceability within a variety of industries such as postal, libraries, food, and airports. CataCap invests with the aim of step changing the company in cooperation with management and employees through increased utilization of the company’s strong market positions. The current owners will retain a significant stake in the company and continue as part of management. Former Microsoft CEO Jørgen Bardenfleth will be appointed Chairman of the Board.

Nov 04, 2009 Lyngsoe acquires Codeco
Lyngsoe Library Systems A/S announced the final deal to take over the assets of Codeco. The acquisition includes all rights to engineering, manufacturing, software, service and intellectual property of Codeco. In order to secure the operation of existing Codeco systems, Lyngsoe’s service organization can already now provide service and support. New systems can furthermore be delivered from the complete Codeco product portfolio.

Sep 08, 2009 Lyngsoe acquires FKI Logistex Library

May 2004 2CQR founded by Chris Robb and Ram Patel

1999 Lyngsoe Systems launches a sales and service office in Frederick, Maryland, USA

1998 New headquarters built in Aars, Denmark
Lyngsoe Systems built a new headquarters in Aars, Denmark in 1998 along with the associated research and development, sales, project and service facilities. The company has maintained close links already established with the software engineers from the Aalborg University.

Sep 01, 1994 Management buy-out of Lyngsoe Systems
Lyngsoe Systems was sold in a management buy-out to the present management group

1987 Codeco ApS founded
Codeco ApS blev grundlagt i 1987. Hovedformålet var at udvikle og fabrikere produkter til industriel automatisering baseret på PC eller PC relateret udstyr. Dette har resulteret i en serie af unikke produkter, som primært er solgt gennem repræsentanter i flere forskellige lande i Europa.

1952 Lyngsoe Systems founded as a division of Søren T. Lyngsø AS
Lyngsoe Systems was originally founded in 1952 as a division of Søren T. Lyngsø AS based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company developed automation solutions within the areas of energy, environment, marine and industry, as well as producing computer electronics.