InnerWorkings Expands Presence in Latin America with Acquisition of CPRO
Chicago-based InnerWorkings, a global provider of managed print and promotional services, has acquired print management firm, CPRO Services Ltd. CPRO's customer base generated over $22 million in revenue in 2009. With headquarters in Santiago, Chile, CPRO is the primary provider of business process outsourcing solutions for the print category in Latin America.
CPRO is currently transacting business in 12 countries in Central and South America. The business employs more than 50 individuals throughout its operations.
"CPRO has an excellent reputation in the marketplace for driving cost savings throughout the print supply chain," noted Eric Belcher, president and CEO, InnerWorkings. "Moreover, the acquisition of the leading multi-national print management firm in Latin America will provide an established base from which to grow InnerWorkings' business. The expansion of our presence in Latin America is consistent with management's strategy of growing the Company's geographic footprint to better meet the needs of our global clients."
Belcher continued, "The combination of InnerWorkings and CPRO creates one of the world's largest, most innovative and competitive print management firms. Additionally, the acquisition brings together some of the best talent and technology for utilizing print management as an outsourced solution."
Carlos Mena, president and CEO of CPRO, said, "This acquisition provides our business with the opportunity to offer additional services to our existing clients, such as Unilever, Nestle and LAN Airlines. We recognize that our client roster includes important global organizations, and as such, requires global solutions."
As part of the agreement, Mena and his management team have committed to long-term employment contracts to remain with InnerWorkings.
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