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Kodak Alaris buys IDS?Capturing Systems in Germany

Erwin Schwarzl is the MD Europe, Africa, Middle Eastern Region Kodak Alaris Information Management. (Image source: Kodak Alaris)

Kodak Alaris has acquired the Integrated Document Solutions ? Capturing Systems Germany division (IDS-CSG) from Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) to cater to the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets

According to the company, the acquisition, effective January, marks an important step for Kodak Alaris as it rolls out a wider solutions strategy and significantly increases its capacity to sell ibml scanners to the EMEA.

The move will see SPS employees join the Kodak Alaris Information Management division. Existing SPS customers will be added to Kodak Alaris? base of Input Management Solutions customers.

The solutions include highly automated processes for digitisation, capture and electronic allocation of paper documents. The deal also includes service contracts worth several million per year for Kodak Alaris.

Erwin Schwarzl, managing director Europe, Africa, Middle Eastern Region Kodak Alaris Information Management, said, ?This acquisition is a great example of our commitment to further expand and invest in the EAMER region.

?Capture solutions are increasingly important and now we have an excellent new opportunity to work with partners to deliver solutions for the most demanding information management projects.?