Boston - Aquent, a marketing and creative
staffing firm, has announced the acquisition of American Graphics
Institute (AGI), a firm providing training, consulting, and
support relating to print, Web, video, and mobile publishing.
now be known as Aquent Graphics Institute.
The acquisition allows AGI
to expand its services to Aquent’s already established global network
of clients, and provides Aquent’s clients a valuable training resource
from the leader in the creative publishing training field.
“This acquisition brings together two companies that could not be
more compatible,” said John Chuang, Aquent’s President and CEO. “AGI
provides the training and expertise that our marketing and creative
professionals need in order to succeed in the demanding business
environment. We are now able to offer our clients not only the top
talent in the marketing space, but the ability to train existing staff
to enhance their ability to execute marketing communications more
AGI offers classes for all Adobe software applications including
Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator and Acrobat.
Additionally, AGI provides custom and private training classes and
consulting services that are tailored to meet the needs of
organizations, including on-site delivery of training for added
convenience. Aquent and AGI plan to expand AGI’s overall training
offerings, including offering additional content and delivery options.
excited that AGI has become a part of Aquent and all the combined
services the company now has to offer,” said Christopher Smith,
President of AGI. “This acquisition allows us to expand our training
services globally and provides Aquent with creative training
continues to host it’s annual Adobe Acrobat & Creative Conference,
May 9-10 in Orlando, Florida. The keynote speaker is Al Gore, former
Vice President of the United States, member of Apple’s board of
directors and chairman of Current TV. He is joined by dozens of authors
and experts who will deliver more than 75 information-packed sessions
relating to print, Web, video and PDF publishing technology.
Information about AGI’s creative conferences can be found at www.pdf2007.com.
headquarters will remain in Woburn, Massachusetts, and information on
the company’s training schedule and services will continue to be found
on its website, www.agitraining.com, as well as on Aquent’s website, www.aquent.com.