Bigeye Direct, Advanced Mailing to merge

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Printing and mailing firms Bigeye Direct and Advanced Mailing Services announced February 16 that they will merge. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The combined company will use the Bigeye Direct brand and work from Bigeye's Herndon, VA facilities. Mark Karl will serve as the company's CEO, while Damon Smith will be its president. Mike Calder will be the company's COO. The firm has a combined staff of 70 employees, according to a statement from Bigeye.

Karl said in a statement that “nearly all employees from the two companies have been transitioned to the new venture.”

Representatives from Bigeye and Advanced Mailing Services could not be immediately reached for comment.

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