Based in Hamburg, Germany, Edel AG, the European entertainment and full-service provider, has over 900 employees in seven European countries. Thanks to its production facilities for data media and printed matter, distribution to media and book retailers, highly modern inventory management systems and digital content marketing via the Internet and mobile communications, the Edel group is the leading non-captive entertainment company.
With over 600 employees, the Group’s own production plant and logistics center optimal media production in Röbel/Müritz is one of the most modern CD/DVD pressing plants in Europe and operates its own fulfillment center OVA for book printing as well as its own printing center. The Edel motion division markets DVDs with film, TV and entertainment content. The Edelkids brand is one of the top providers of children’s entertainment in Germany. With international stars such as Chris Rea, Chris de Burgh, Deep Purple and Status Quo, Edel is also one of the top independent music companies in Europe. In the classics segment, Edel demonstrates its high competence with its “Berlin Classics” label, which comprises over 1,200 productions. Developed by Edel, earBOOKS, a combination of picture books and music CDs devoted to specific subjects, are a successful innovation in the book and recorded music market. With the purchase of the book division from the renowned publisher Pabel-Moewig Verlag as well as a further publisher Rockbuch Verlag and the establishment of its own publishing division Edel EDITION, Edel has been engaged in book business since the beginning of 2007 and is pursuing a strategy aimed at making book publishing a key mainstay of its business.
The provision of professional services for other members of the industry and the exploitation of proprietary content covering the entire range of media formats sets the company clearly apart from its peers in the European market.