Tampa, Florida, Dec. 11, 2013 Spectrio, an SJ Partners portfolio company and one of the nation’s leading full-service audio and video marketing companies, announces the acquisition of Vericom Corporation, a 25-year veteran in healthcare communications. Spectrio will seamlessly incorporate Vericom’s SoundCare® on-hold messaging and ChannelCare® digital signage into Spectrio’s array of communications products currently focused in industries such as automotive, retail, restaurant, and healthcare.

Spectrio’s subscriber growth spans multiple and diverse industries with healthcare penetration rapidly becoming a core component of this overall growth strategy. “Vericom is our 16th acquisition since 2002 and the second in the digital signage market,” says Aaron Kleinhandler, CEO. “With Vericom’s unique focus in healthcare, we will continue to see elevated growth as we incorporate their product offerings into our own.”

Spectrio shares Vericom’s commitment to exceptional customer service and further understands that healthcare presents unique communications challenges requiring sustainable technology solutions, as well as relevant, engaging, and accurate healthcare content. “We will ensure Vericom clients receive the same level of extraordinary customer service they have come to rely upon as we partner with hospitals and other healthcare providers to assist with providing optimal patient care and education,” adds Kleinhandler.

Spectrio plans to offer their healthcare communication solutions across other industries. “Health, wellness, and access to care are not restricted by industry boundaries. Use of Spectrio’s healthcare content and advanced communications technologies will help employers in other industries promote the health and safety of their employees,” says Kleinhandler. “Our team is excited to partner with our new clients and vendors to align goals and provide consistent audio and visual messaging.”

Spectrio provides audio and video solutions to help clients deliver effective marketing messaging to their end users. Ranked one of the fastest revenue growing, privately held companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine for the past 5 years, Spectrio creates and delivers multimedia marketing solutions including on-hold messaging, IVR prompts and automated attendant greetings, digital signage, interactive kiosk applications, location specific “storecast” messaging, and custom video applications. In approximately 40,000 U.S. locations, Spectrio is among the top five providers in the telephone on-hold messaging industry with annual revenues exceeding $20 million. Visit www.spectrio.com.

Vericom’s ChannelCare digital signage and SoundCare on-hold messaging enable hospitals, health systems, and physician practices to drive service line revenue, improve safety, elevate branding, and increase patient satisfaction. Vericom has been exclusively serving healthcare providers with turnkey communications solutions for 25 years. Call 800-800-1090 or visit www.vericom.net.

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Scott Johnson SJ Partners, LLC