Bigeye Direct Merges With Advanced Mailing Services
Combined Company Offers Best in Class Printing, Mailing Services to Area Businesses
HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - February 16, 2010) - Bigeye Direct, Inc. today announced that it
will merge with Advanced Mailing Services to provide first-class data
processing, printing, and mailing services to companies across the area.
The joint venture will retain the Bigeye Direct, Inc. name and relocate to
32,000 square feet of
newly-renovated office and production space in Herndon, Virginia. Mark
Karl will serve as CEO, Damon Smith as President, and Mike Calder as COO.
"This merger was really about providing superior service to our customers,"
said Mark Karl, CEO of Bigeye Direct. "The new Bigeye Direct will provide
the most advanced and responsive direct mail production services in the
region." The new company offers over 50 years of combined experience in
data processing, personalization, and letter shop operations. Nearly all
employees from the two companies have been transitioned to the new venture,
resulting in little to no disruption in operations.
"Time and money are both at a premium for our customers," said Damon Smith,
President of Bigeye Direct. "The merger will enable greater capacity and
quicker turnaround times, as well as expanded drop shipments and deeper
postal discounts for our customers. We are extremely proud of the secure,
state-of-the-art facility we have constructed and with an average capacity
of 400,000 inserted packages per day, we will be able to accommodate the
growing demands of our customers."
"It's not just about providing every service, it's about meeting every
deadline," said Mike Calder, COO of Bigeye Direct. "With a dedicated staff
of 70 employees working two shifts and on weekends, the new Bigeye Direct
promises production services that are not just best in the area, but best
About Bigeye Direct
Bigeye Direct provides state-of-the-art data processing, printing,
personalization, and mailing services. As one of the few production
companies to operate in a SAS70 certified data center, the company services
major financial institutions, state and local governments, non-profits and
associations, as well as private industry. Each day, Bigeye Direct helps
customers design, create, and produce effective direct marketing campaigns.
With a deep understanding of postal system rules and regulations, a variety
of manufacturing and production methods, and a leadership team with over 50
years of combined experience in the field, Bigeye Direct delivers
successful and efficient direct mail marketing, from million-plus piece
national campaigns, to mailings of a few hundred pieces. For more
information, visit www.bigeyedirect.com or contact them directly at