14 Dec Qidenus Technologies Announces Acquisition by iGuana
Qidenus Technologies is pleased to announce its acquisition by iGuana, a leading provider of document management software (DMS), production-scale & specialized scanning services, and one of the largest distributors of professional scanners in Benelux, Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS, and Southeast Asia. iGuana’s comprehensive service & solution portfolio covers virtually every aspect of digitization, including scanning of books and digitization of cultural heritage collections. Qidenus Technologies is a manufacturer of state-of-the-art, market-leading book scanners based in Vienna, Austria. Qidenus Robotic, Mastered, Smart & Swan book scanners are trusted by major distributors and customers in over 120 countries in North & South America, Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, Russia & CIS, and the Middle East.
“We are really happy that Qidenus Technologies is now part of the growing iGuana family,” says Herwig Eelen, President of iGuana. “As former distributor of Qidenus book scanners for many years, we trust and respect the Qidenus brand. Qidenus Technologies owes its success to a strong team of specialists in manufacturing, product design & development, marketing & sales that were able to establish a globally recognized Qidenus brand in just over a decade. This is no small achievement. We are planning to fuel this passion for technology and spirit of innovation by investing in Qidenus manufacturing facilities and cutting-edge R&D.”
Qidenus Technologies and iGuana have a long history of working together. Their relationship, mutual respect, industry expertise, powerful R&D, shared values & culture make for a perfect strategic fit between the two businesses. The backing of iGuana enables a new phase of growth and development for Qidenus Technologies. By leveraging iGuana’s vast pool of knowledge, resources and expertise, Qidenus Technologies is able to: significantly expand its market reach, augment its organic growth, achieve higher sales, increase its manufacturing capabilities, scale up its R&D, leverage the skills of a larger team of dedicated employees, extend and drive additional value for its network of channel partners and customers around the globe.
Herwig Eelen, CEO
What This Acquisition Means for Our Customers & Partners
Qidenus Technologies will remain a trusted, industry-leading provider of state-of-the-art book scanners & technology. Qidenus Technologies will continue to operate under its current name and brand under the leadership of Herwig Eelen, President of iGuana and newly appointed CEO of Qidenus Technologies. iGuana plans to maintain our solid industry reputation by further investing in and supporting the Qidenus brand and leading-edge technology. We will remain committed to our customers, partners & employees, and are now better positioned than ever to contribute to their success.
iGuana offers state-of-the-art DMS software, a unique selection of scanning & digitization services, secure offsite records storage, a wide range of professional scanners & maintenance services, and expert consulting. Their service & solution portfolio includes:
Digital Archiving Software
Document Management Solutions
Scanning & Digitization Services
We are excited to join the iGuana group and about all the opportunities that this acquisition will bring to the Qidenus brand, our products, channel partners and customers. We trust that combining iGuana’s operating know-how, financial strength and infrastructure with our industry expertise and best-of-breed engineering will set Qidenus Technologies on a course for great success.