BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wordsmith Media, Inc. (Pink Sheets:WDIS) announced today that it is has entered into an agreement with LeVecke Corporation () to exclusively market, sell, advertise and arrange all aspects of import and distribution to the entire European community (EU). These countries include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom (U.K.).
A multi-faceted company in the beverage industry, LeVecke Corporation is a wholesale distributor of beer and wine and rectifier of distilled spirits, located in Mira Loma, California. Proudly, LeVecke Corporation consistently enjoys annual sales in excess of $100 million per year. LeVecke Corporation's success through the last half century can be traced to the company's commitment to quality, service, and fairness in pricing. A highly respected member within its industry, LeVecke Corporation has remained an independent family-owned company since it was founded in 1949 by William R. LeVecke and his sons, Reed and Neil LeVecke.
"We are excited to partner with LeVecke for this European venture through Pub Media Group, our wholly-owned subsidiary of Wordsmith Media, Inc. with its key advertising product, Pub & Ale Magazine which in 2007 was a main sponsor of the Publican Live Conference in London," stated James Griffith, CEO Wordsmith Media, Inc. "Following a 'soft launch' of the publication, we have been seeking a key American partner in the industry to help us reach all of Europe. We believe we have found that partner in LeVecke. Their commitment to quality, service, and fairness in pricing seems like the perfect ingredients to our business plan throughout Europe giving both companies a strategic advantage with American export products, especially considering the U.S. Dollar to EURO exchange rate," Griffith concluded.
J. Neil LeVecke II, President, LeVecke Corporation stated, "Wordsmith Media, Inc. has paid the price in a hard-fought effort establishing a vital network in Europe that seems to fit nicely in our export objectives. Our newly operational New Hampshire plant will allow us to begin saturation in Europe in what seems to be an ideal opportunity for our company. With these exports from our New Hampshire plant, it is an exciting time to be part of a family-oriented business that has plants from the east coast to Hawaii, serving customers the same quality products from both coasts of the U.S.A. and now with the prospect of all of Europe."
About LeVecke Corporation:
Established in 1949, LeVecke is the bottler of Albertsons' Heritage products throughout the U.S.A. as well as many other numerous private labels. Company President, J. Neil LeVecke II is a semi-finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Award in Orange County, Calif. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. J. Neil LeVecke II was selected as a semi-finalist from nearly 60 nominations by a panel of independent judges.
About Wordsmith Media, Inc:
Wordsmith Media, Inc. is a brand-driven company specializing in non-fiction, historical and cultural media, operating a global content network throughout the U.S. and Europe for marketing and advertising, television broadcasting, DVDs, books, e-books, enhanced e-books and more traditional magazines. Over the past five years, the company has partnered with other key media companies such as The History Channel, A&E Network, National Geographic and Walt Disney Pictures.
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