The international media service provider Sonopress and the distribution services provider Solutions 2 GO, based in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, have signed a collaboration agreement. Under the new partnership, they will jointly provide PC and video game publishers with integrated services for the U.S. market – from the production of games discs to their packaging and delivery to the U.S. wholesale and retail sectors.
The collaboration between Sonopress and Solutions 2 GO is a joining of forces between two strong and innovative companies. Solutions 2 GO is America’s leading provider of distribution services to the gaming industry, and the exclusive logistics partner of Electronic Arts in the United States. Sonopress is one of the world's leading replication companies and, as a Microsoft-certified producer of Xbox One and Xbox 360 discs, has been a strategic partner to the games industry for years. Sonopress will produce the discs for various U.S. games customers at its headquarters in Gütersloh and send them to the Solutions 2 GO distribution center in Louisville, Kentucky, from where they are then shipped to customers.
“We are delighted to be working with Solutions 2 GO,” says Sven Deutschmann, CEO of Sonopress. “Together, we can offer leading PC and video game publishers a ‘full-service hassles-free package’ for the U.S. market, the world’s largest games market.” Gabrielle Chevalier, Co-CEO of Solutions 2 GO, adds, “We’ve been looking for a replication company that ideally complements our service portfolio for a while. In Sonopress, we have found the perfect partner for our expansion plans.”
Sonopress is a leading international provider of entertainment and media services and realizes an extensive range of services and solutions for its business partners in the games, video, audio, publisher and TV/broadcasting industries. Its service portfolio covers all aspects of media asset management: From digital services such as digitization, replication, Electronic Content Distribution, archiving and asset management to the replication of CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs und 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays – both 66 GB and 100 GB – through to print management und print services, fulfilment and Supply Chain Management. All of these processes are supported by innovative end-to-end IT systems. Based on decades of professional experience and intelligent solutions, we create benefit for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of today's market. As part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group, Sonopress is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA. As part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group, Sonopress is a 100% subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.
About Solutions 2 GO
Privately held Solutions 2 GO Inc. is a multinational distributor of video game hardware, software, accessories, specialty products, and digital solutions that serves all leading retail, publishing, and manufacturing partners across the America’s.