Koch Media has announced the acquisition and purchase of all relevant assets of Development Plus Inc. and DPI Logistics LLC. DPI, formed in 2003, is a US custom merchandise specialist, having acquired extensive experience in the video game and entertainment industries thanks to their unique style of physical and digital creativity in designing and manufacturing Collector’s Editions for publishers / retailers.
DPI also has expertise in creating and running official e-commerce gear stores for publishing partners. This runs the full gamut from from concept design, building the webstore, product manufacturing, marketing, fulfillment and customer service. Based in Colorado and Oregon, DPI’s team of 40 further strengthens Koch Media’s presence in the US and field of merchandise.
“We have worked closely with DPI over many years and have been impressed about their design and manufacturing experience of game merchandise and collectible items, as well as their success with official E-Commerce stores of game publishers.”
“By bringing DPI into our group we believe we can help them in developing their business to new heights.”
“This purchase helps increase our visibility and activity in America whilst strengthening our offering in the field of the game merchandise business in Europe for our own portfolio, and importantly for other Embracer companies and games partners within the industry.”
Klemens Kundratitz, Co-founder and CEO of Koch Media
Moving forward, Development Plus Inc will be operating under the Koch Media Group under the newly formed DPI Merchandising Inc.
“This is an exciting day; being part of Koch Media gives us the opportunity to continue what we do best, within a larger vibrant group.”
Angela McReynolds, President of DPI