Quark has aqquired the assets and technology of GLUON, the New Jersey-based software developer of corporate publishing tools.

The acquisition includes GLUON's HyperPublishing System suite of products which Quark said it will integrate the technology into its software to enable enterprise-scale Web-to-print, variable data printing (VDP), and advertising automation solutions.

As part of the acquisition, Quark also gains GLUON's XTensions and Plug-ins that promises to add efficiencies and capabilities to QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator.

The XTensions and Plug-ins will continue to be developed by the GLUON team and remain available through the GLUON online store as well as distributors and resellers. GLUON's employees will join Quark, the company added.