QUÉBEC, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - De Marque is proud to announce that the
printing sector of Transcontinental has chosen its technology platform to provide e-book production and distribution services to its customers
in the United States and English-speaking Canada. The two companies
have also entered into a business partnership to develop this very
rapidly-growing market as quickly as possible.
"By collaborating with key partners, De Marque has for two years now
been making a name for itself in the world of e-publishing. We are
especially proud of this new partnership with Transcontinental, as it
will enable us to implement our business strategy across North
America", explains Marc Boutet, president of De Marque.
"We are thrilled to announce our partnership with De Marque," said
Jacques Grégoire, Senior Vice President, Book, Magazine and Catalogue
group, Transcontinental Printing Sector. "In an ever changing industry,
our customers rely on us to provide them with first class products that
address their needs in real time. The technology we are bringing to
market adds to our fully integrated digital offering and builds on our
business strategy to leverage our Interactive services. With De
Marque's award winning product and excellent service delivery, the
choice was easy."
The first American publishers to join the new e-distribution services
are expected to appear on the platform in the coming weeks.
About De Marque
De Marque is an international leader in the development of platforms
dedicated to digital content. From the world of education to
e-publishing, De Marque has developed cutting-edge products available
in a hundred countries. It already offers e-book production and distribution services to its customers in French-Speaking Canada. For more information go to www.demarque.com
Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that enable
companies to attract, reach and build loyalty in their target audience.
The Company is the leading printer in Canada and Mexico and the fourth
in North America. It is also one of the largest media companies in
Canada as the leading publisher of French-language consumer magazines
and educational books, and the largest publisher of local and regional
newspapers in Québec and in the Atlantic Provinces. Its digital
platform also distributes exceptional content through more than 250
websites. Moreover, Transcontinental offers interactive marketing
services and products using new communication platforms and based on
service strategies and marketing planning, database analysis, premedia,
e-flyers, email marketing, customized communications and mobile
Transcontinental (TSX : TCL.A, TCL.B, TCL.PR.D) has 10,500 employees in
Canada, the United States and Mexico. Its 2010 income was estimated at
2.1 billion Canadian dollars. For more information on the Company,
please consult its website at www.transcontinental.com.
SOURCE De Marque inc.
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