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ECi Acquires FMAudit

Market leader provides time- and money-saving solutions for managed print services

Fort Worth, TX—10 March 2011  eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), the leading provider of industry-specific business and e-commerce software solutions, announced today that it has acquired FMAudit, LLC, based in Jefferson City, MO. FMAudit's suite of print assessment, remote meter, supply and service data applications provide real-time information that empowers organizations to automate labor-intensive business processes. 

"We are excited to include FMAudit's powerful solutions and talented team in the ECi portfolio of companies," says Trevor Gruenewald, COO of ECi. "Adding FMAudit to the suite of solutions available for our customers fits perfectly within our business strategy of providing our existing and prospective customers a 'one-stop shop' service. Customers using FMAudit have experienced tremendous results by implementing the ability to reduce overhead, automate service and increase sales in their dealership. I think it's clear that the unique and cost-effective solution FMAudit is providing dealers and manufacturers is imperative for managed print services success."

"We believe this is a great opportunity for FMAudit to further exceed our goals for aggressive growth and we are excited to become part of the ECi family," said Kevin Tetu, President and Founder of FMAudit. "From the beginning, our mission has been to help our customers build stronger businesses. This transaction will enable FMAudit to significantly enhance our customer offerings by helping us deliver high-value solutions to the market faster and with more seamless integration. We're now able to move to the next stage of growth, further penetrating a variety of vertical markets.

"We are confident that the transition will be smooth and prove to benefit our customers, employees and the dealer community. Our company's core values remain unchanged, and ECi's shared vision, experience and resources will help us achieve our ongoing mission to support the growth of our customers."

"As the market leader for business system software solutions in the office equipment industry, ECi is committed to serving this market,"add Gruenewald. "The acquisition of FMAudit further demonstrates that commitment. More importantly, the integration of FMAudit into ECi's suite of business system solutions puts us in a strong position to extend the value we provide our customers and it provides our customers with best-in-class managed print services solutions to help them grow. "