Inception Media Group, LLC announced that it has entered into an exclusive three-year agreement for DVD and Blu-ray Disc replication, print and distribution services with arvato digital services, LLC (a part of Bertelsmann AG).
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Unedited press release follows:
Inception Media Group Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Service Agreement With arvato digital services
Agreement Includes Disc Replication, Print and Distribution Services
SANTA MONICA, CA–(October 13, 2010) - Inception Media Group, LLC, a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of entertainment content, today announced it has entered into an exclusive three-year agreement for disc replication, print and distribution services with arvato digital services, LLC, a part of Bertelsmann AG.
The agreement gives Inception Media Group a strategic partner capable of providing key components of the supply chain process, including DVD and Blu-ray disc replication, print services, inventory control, order fulfillment and transportation management.
“The agreement with arvato digital services is a critical step in affording us the ability to operate a lean and efficient entertainment company,” said David Borshell, partner of Inception Media Group. “The comprehensive services provided by arvato will significantly limit our overhead costs related to the supply chain side of the business. arvato has a proven track record and their array of services and scalability integrates well with both the short and long term goals of our company.”
“Inception Media Group is leading the way when it comes to building an infrastructure that efficiently and cost-effectively acquires and delivers content,” said Hans-Peter Hulskotter, CEO of arvato digital services. “Inception is well-positioned and has embraced new technology while continuing to respect traditional distribution channels. arvato looks forward to being a part of their future successes.”
About arvato digital services
arvato digital services provides a comprehensive range of services and solutions to its business partners in the IT/high-tech, games, video, and audio sectors. With 8,000 employees and 50 years of experience the company is able to provide outstanding service to its customers all over the world. The global footprint of arvato digital services includes 18 countries on five continents. arvato digital services is a leading provider of integrated solutions that include every step of the overall value chain, from post-production, replication and fulfillment to distribution/supply chain management and financial services and electronic software distribution. These processes are supported by end-to-end IT systems. With these solutions, arvato digital services creates value for its customers and ensures that they are well-equipped for the challenges of the market. Together with arvato print, arvato systems and arvato services, we are a part of arvato AG, the internationally networked media and communication service provider. arvato AG is a division of Bertelsmann AG, headquartered in Gütersloh, Germany.
About Inception Media Group
Inception Media Group, LLC is based in Santa Monica, California and is a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures and other filmed entertainment across all media platforms and channels of distribution. Inception Media Group’s management team has extensive relationships with exhibitors, retailers, distributors and technology companies, enabling the Company to maximize the services performed on behalf of its content partners. Inception Digital Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Inception Media Group, provides a wide range of digital encoding, electronic packaging, high-speed delivery services and digital data storage and possesses certified delivery access to all major online, broadcast media and VOD platforms.