MetroGroup Acquires Proficient
LINCOLN, NE—MetroGroup, a provider of direct marketing services, has acquired Proficient Data. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Proficient Data specializes in transaction document management, production and mailing services, managing, producing and distributing millions of sensitive, business-critical electronic and print documents, including checks, invoices and statements.
Wilcox Lays Off 53 Workers
ITHACA, NY—Wilcox Press has decided to temporarily lay off 53 of its 165 workers due to competitive pressure, according to the Ithaca (NY) Journal. CEO Patrick Walsh also told the newspaper that the company decided to reduce the scale of operations until a refinancing can be completed.