SouthData, Inc. of Mount Airy, N.C., a national, full-service document management provider has acquired the assets of Document Technology, Inc. of Mobile, Ala., a company specializing in microfilm, imaging, storage and retrieval.
The acquisition was effective on Nov. 1, 2010, and is SouthData’s second acquisition in the market and city. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“Document Technology is a well respected company in this market. We are very pleased to have them join our team.” said SouthData President John Springthorpe, III.
Document Technology, formerly American Microfilm and Records Management, began as a microfilm service bureau in 1983, later expanding its market into the electronic arena.
Mike Avery, formerly with Document Technology, will assume the role of General Manager for the combined operations at 4344 Downtowner Loop South and 1508 Azalea Road, both in Mobile.
Larry Emrich who led the Micro Images division will continue to serve SouthData as a special project consultant prior to his retirement next year.
“I am thrilled to have someone of Mike’s caliber and experience leading this operation for us,” Springthorpe continued. “Mike has a wealth of knowledge in this field, having worked in the document management industry for 19 years.”
“Document Technology has been dedicated to providing quality service and products for its clients for 27 years,” Springthorpe said. “Former Document Technology customers, who are now SouthData clients, will benefit from a company who is passionate about customer service and innovative technologies. We look forward to working with our new clients and partners, while expanding our product offerings throughout the southeastern United States.”
SouthData will continue to provide archiving, ROI, RAC and day-forward scanning to clients in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida in the healthcare, government, education, insurance and legal markets.
SouthData also provides print and electronic billing statements, payment coupon books and newsletters to thousands of clients throughout the country in the healthcare, government, utility, real estate and financial services markets.
Founded in 1985, SouthData's corporate headquarters is located in Mount Airy. The company also has a production and sales facility in Tempe, Ariz.