MERGER: Prompt Direct, Universal Mailing Services To Combine

Prompt Direct, a leader in providing multi-channel marketing solutions based in Staten Island, announced today a merger with Piscataway, NJ based Universal Mailing Services. Both companies have been servicing the direct marketing industry for nearly 40 years.

The combined company, which will operate out of the New Jersey headquarters of UMS, will create one of the most comprehensive and full-service marketing solutions resources in the metropolitan area. Serving clients from a variety of industries, including the retail, education, financial and non-profit sectors, the new company will deliver best-in-class service and innovation, multi-channel marketing solutions that afford clients a valuable one-source solution.


Prompt Direct’s Dennis Lacognata

“Stronger together providing our clients with more services and more capabilities to provide faster service at an affordable price” said Prompt Direct Senior Vice President Dennis Lacognata. “We understand the challenges ahead in the direct marketing arena and we are confident that our joint talents and proficiencies will allow us to attack those opportunities head on and remain a market leader in this segment.”

“We celebrate new milestones today for our respective companies as we merge with our highly-regarded peer, Prompt Direct,” said Michael Maroney, Jr. Executive Vice President of UMS. “Together, we are extremely well equipped to deliver the most robust, comprehensive and innovative marketing solutions portfolio available in the industry.”

Company services include graphic design, offset and variable data printing, data processing, list rental, lettershop, mail delivery tracking, mobile mail alerts, augmented reality, personalized web pages, email marketing, IP address targeting, warehousing, fulfillment and more.