November 6, 2015 As expected, Bibliotheca & 3M Library Systems announced that they have completed the transfer of the assets of 3Ms remaining global Library Systems business, following the purchase of 3M Library Systems in North America. In their press release, Dr. Simon Plankenhorn, bibliothecas newly appointed CEO commented: We are delighted that we have been able to continue the integration today of the former 3M Library Systems business into the new bibliotheca group. Our investors have worked hard to bring this new team together; demonstrating the strong commitment to the library market. Our customers, both existing and new, will continue to see substantial investment in our library solutions, with a specific focus on providing a seamless patron experience, both physically and digitally.
Bibliotheca has integrated the resources of 3M Library Systems (Human talents and innovation development) into its new group, to offer libraries and their patrons the best user experience. Dr. Simon added; I am very pleased that the new bibliotheca team is fully committed to the vision of helping our customers to build libraries of the future. By combining the best of both worlds, we will be able to offer comprehensive, reliable and innovative solutions that are fully focused on the needs of libraries and their communities.