DTM Systems and Knowledgetech Consulting Unite

DTM Systems and Knowledgetech announced today that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent to merge.

DTM Systems and Knowledgetech announced today that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent to merge, thus creating one of Western Canada's largest and most experienced independent management and IT consulting firms and strategically positioning the new company to further accelerate its expansion through organic growth and acquisition.

"While many of our competitors in the market are shrinking, we continue to see opportunities to expand and we're capitalizing on them-this merger is just the tip of the iceberg for us," said Al Ytsma, President of Knowledgetech. "We believe the union of our two companies has the potential to deliver enormous benefit to our customers in terms of our existing offerings as well as a host of new possibilities that are open to us as a merged company."

With over 55 years of combined experience, the yet-to-be-named newly formed company will deliver greater value, innovation and higher return on client investments with their creative solutions. In addition, new market opportunities will create greater leverage with partners and will strategically position the company to address the complexity of business and technology concerns, allowing them to address the complete life-cycle of solutions, provide the most comprehensive set of industry solutions and build on each company's R&D investments.

"This merger carves a space for us as one of the largest independent consulting firms in the Western Canadian region," said Paul Martin, President of DTM Systems. "With our combined resources, intellectual property and expanded offerings; we can deliver a unique set of end-to-end services and solutions-from business strategy, CRM and SharePoint to ERP and advanced infrastructure-that we believe will be unmatched by anyone in the market."

This merger not only brings together two of the most successful IT companies in Western Canada, but also some of the best in the IT industry. The company will continue working with their existing talent as well as engage in new talent that will help drive the future of the company. The combined companies will carry forward with both executive teams and will now have over 150 professionals delivering their services and solutions from their headquarters in Vancouver. Together, the two companies form a strategic enterprise technology powerhouse, uniquely positioned to provide customers with end-to-end management and IT consulting services and solutions that address customer relationship management, knowledge management, enterprise resource planning and advanced technology infrastructure.

About DTM Systems Corp.
Headquartered in Vancouver, DTM Systems is one of the oldest Technology Consulting and Implementation Specialists in Canada. For over 35 year, DTM Systems has been providing IT based solutions to businesses in BC and Western Canada. www.dtm.ca

About Knowledgetech
Headquartered in Vancouver, Knowledgetech is a leading Canadian management and IT consulting firm. Led by Karel ten Hoope and Al Ytsma, Knowledgetech specializes in delivering business strategy consulting as well as services and solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft SharePoint to organizations in the financial services, healthcare, utilities, natural resources, logistics, retail sectors and more. www.knowledgetech.com