IOS Press signs deal with ACCUCOMS for representation in Turkey

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February 6, 2012 | Leiden, The Netherlands – STM publisher IOS Press has signed an
exclusive agreement with ACCUCOMS for sales representation in Turkey. ACCUCOMS
now represents IOS Press in Turkey, Italy and the USA.

The representation services provided by ACCUCOMS include customer service and sales
activities such as lead research, site visits, product demonstrations and license negotiations
with individual institutions, large corporations, multi-nationals and consortia.

Popke Huizinga, Sales/Deputy Director at IOS Press: “This new agreement in Turkey provides
us with a concentrated sales and marketing presence in a fast-growing economy. ACCUCOMS
has local knowledge and extensive market experience, which allows us to further raise our
profile in this increasingly important country. We were looking for a partner who not only
strengthens our relationships with existing customers and communicates with all customers in
their native language, but also generates new business by expertly navigating the Turkish
market. Based on our experiences with ACCUCOMS we are confident they can help us achieve
our goals.”

Pinar Erzin, Managing Director of ACCUCOMS: “Our cooperation with IOS Press so far has been
very successful. ACCUCOMS sales representatives in Italy and the US are currently in
negotiations with academic institutions, government agencies, societies and pharmaceutical
companies. There is a worldwide market for IOS Press’s scientific and medical titles, so
international sales representation for IOS Press is a rewarding job. Our team in Turkey has
immediately started providing high-quality customer service and boosting sales for IOS Press’s
journals, books and e-products.”

About IOS Press
Commencing its publishing activities in 1987, IOS Press serves the information needs of
scientific and medical communities worldwide. IOS Press now (co-)publishes over 100
international journals and about 130 book titles each year on subjects ranging from computer
sciences and mathematics to medicine and the natural sciences.
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ACCUCOMS is an independent provider of services to academic and professional publishers
around the world. Established in 2004, ACCUCOMS now has offices in the Netherlands, Turkey,
the USA and Costa Rica. ACCUCOMS’ multilingual teams offer efficient and intelligent
representation and telemarketing services, customer service, content strategies and gap
analyses to clients that range from large publishing houses to specialist society publishers.
For more information visit

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