"Westchester is a perfect fit for Kinetic,” John Ferguson, president and CEO of Kinetic, said in a statement. "Their reputation for quality and their ability to provide U.S.-based options to their clients is unparalleled in the industry. It is a perfect fit for what the market needs right now."
Kinetic was launched by Ferguson in 2003. Westchester said in a statement that Kinetic staff will remain in Madison. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Westchester provides editorial, production and digital services. The company said the purchase of Kinetic expands its team of U.S.-based expert compositors and editors who serve clients that include scholastic, trade, and science publishers around the world.
Paul J. Crecca, president and CFO at Westchester, said Kinetic has been providing its clients with reliable and rich expertise in composition, design, and electronic publishing.
"We could not be more excited to add their outstanding layout, typesetting, XML, copyediting, and project management skills to our offerings,” Crecca said.