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German market leader for learning management solutions imc AG founds UK subsidiary

11-14-2006 04:11 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: imc information multimedia communication AG

UK Market launch at the Learning Technologies 2007 exhibition and conference in London

Saarbruecken (Germany) / Birmingham (UK), October 30, 2006 – imc AG, one of the leading European companies for learning management solutions based in Germany (Saarbruecken), officially founded a subsidiary company, imc (UK) Learning Ltd., on October 25th 2006 in Birmingham. The company will launch its products and services in the UK at the “Learning Technologies 2007” exhibition and conference at Olympia2 in London on the 31st Jan – 1st Feb 2007.


With the foundation of the UK-based subsidiary company, imc AG intends to expand its international activities for the first time in English speaking countries. For two years imc AG has already been managing projects at KPMG (UK) and E.ON (formerly Powergen) in the UK. imc (UK) Learning Ltd is a Gold Sponsor at the „Learning Technologies 2007“ exhibition and conference, taking place in London from January 31 to February 1, 2007, where it will launch its innovative technologies to UK learning professionals: the Learning Management System CLIX and the Rapid Learning Solution LECTURNITY.

Dr. Frank Habermann, Managing Director of imc (UK) Learning Ltd., expects exciting growth in Great Britain: “The market for learning management solutions in the UK is highly mature and we are therefore convinced that imc products and services will be attractive to UK customers. Our growing customer base, not only in German speaking countries, but also in Canada, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and the UK shows that imc is prized for the highly technical, professional and cost effective solutions we offer. We are looking forward to competing in a truly global marketplace. Our customers and successful projects are our best reference. In future we will be able to serve our British clients even better and furthermore to expand our customer base in the UK. We expect our sales team in the UK will be supplemented by new UK-based consultants within the next 1-2 years”.

Dr. Wolfgang Kraemer, speaker of the board of imc AG adds “Together with Germany, Great Britain is the most important market for learning management solutions in Europe. Although we have not yet been present in the UK with our own office, our discussions in the run-up to ‘Learning Technologies 2007’ made it evident that customers and competitors are already well aware of IMC. For us, the new UK subsidiary is a first step to the Anglo-American market. Moreover a US office of imc is already planned”.

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Sales contact::

imc (UK) Learning Ltd.
Vienna House, Starley Way
Birmingham, B37 7HB (United Kingdom)
Dr. Dirk Thissen / Gareth Walters
Phone: +44 (0) 121 767 1910
Fax: +44 (0) 121 767 1922
E-mail: info@imc.co.uk
Web: http://www.im-c.co.uk
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imc information multimedia communication AG
Altenkesseler Strasse 17 / D3
D-66115 Saarbrücken (Germany)
Peter Sprenger M.A.
Director Communications
Phone +49 / (0) 681 / 9476 400
Mobile +49 / (0) 173 / 3282 306
Telefax +49 / (0) 681 / 9476 530
E-mail: presse@im-c.de
Web: http://www.im-c.de

This and further press releases of IMC AG can be found and downloaded at the IMC international web site:
http://www.im-c.de/international

IMC AG is an international leader in providing service and technology for advanced learning and content solutions. A considerable number of large, medium and small enterprises, including a majority of those quoted among the DAX30, benefit from the products and services provided by IMC AG in achieving training and education for HR development in online academies or corporate universities. Professional training providers and places of higher learning are further clients of IMC.

Through CLIX®, IMC’s learning management system, and LECTURNITY®, the IMC recording tool, IMC is able to provide an integrated and efficient solution framework for learning life cycle management. This not only covers the operation and design of training and learning processes, the management and distribution of learning contents, the management of human capital and the development of skills and competencies, but also the planning and improvement of training resources. All these aspects are combined through a strong focus on learning management processes, including a full range of management activities, such as design and planning, operation, analysis and assessment. IMC focuses strongly on business processes and therefore regards learning management as an integral part of business needs. IMC AG clients place great value on IMC’s consulting expertise and excellence in building and implementing learning solutions in the fields of technology and content development.

IMC was founded in 1997 by Dr. Wolfgang Kraemer, Frank Milius and Dr. Volker Zimmermann, together with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. A.-W. Scheer, business expert, university professor, founder and chairman of the supervisory board at IDS Scheer AG. The company’s head office is located in Saarbrücken (Germany) and there are further offices in Freiburg and Berlin (Germany), Vienna (Austria), and also subsidiary companies in Zurich (Switzerland), Birmingham (UK) and Sibiu (Romania). A number of international partners ensure worldwide support for IMC’s learning solutions.

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