TAMPA, FL – Spectrio (www.spectrio.com), a provider of audio and video based marketing solutions and portfolio company of SJ Partners LLC, has completed the acquisition Hold It Systems/Ad On Hold a Lima, Ohio based messaging on-hold company.

“Hold It Systems/Ad On Hold has a long history of providing high quality audio and on hold messaging services to a client base of over 3,000 businesses worldwide,” said Aaron Kleinhandler, principal & CEO of Spectrio. “With this acquisition of Hold It Systems/Ad On Hold, Spectrio will incorporate the company’s services and offerings, which will complement Spectrio’s existing suite of on hold messaging and audio marketing services.”

“Spectrio has demonstrated a commitment to ensuring that our legacy clients continue to receive the same outstanding level of service that they have come to expect with Hold It Systems/Ad On Hold,” stated President Don Bruns of Hold It Systems/Ad On Hold. “Spectrio’s reputation in the telephone on-hold messaging industry is unquestionable, and by becoming a part of their team, our clients will now have the added benefit of using their digital signage and web/email marketing options.”

Both Spectrio and Hold It Systems/Ad On Hold are dedicated to the smooth execution of this transition, ensuring that the exceptional level of customer satisfaction is maintained. To this end, Don Bruns will be stepping back from some of his day-to-day operational duties, but will still remain involved in the company.

About Spectrio

Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Spectrio provides audio and video based solutions to help clients deliver effective marketing messaging to their customers. The company creates and delivers a variety of multimedia marketing solutions, including: producing and recording on-hold telephone messages, IVR prompts and automated attendant greetings; digital signage solutions for waiting areas, retail spaces and interactive kiosk applications; public space music and location specific “storecast” messaging; multimedia enhancements for the Web, and custom video applications. The company has annual revenues of approximately $17 million and 72 employees. With audio and/or video marketing solutions in place in approximately 40,000 U.S. locations, the company is among the top five providers in the telephone on-hold messaging industry.

About Ad on Hold / Hold It Systems

Since 1980, Hold It Systems / Ad on Hold has been providing high quality messages on hold and music on hold services. Founded by Advertising Executive Don Bruns and based on Lima, Ohio, it is a pioneer in the digital on-hold advertising industry. Marketed through a national network of dealers, its products and services are utilized in over 3000 businesses worldwide. –

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