International Monetary Systems, a US barter network with a location in Plainville CT, has acquired the client base of Barter Matchmakers of Jewett City CT effective Sept 1st 2014. Dale Mardak President of IMS Barter stated that adding the BM members in Eastern CT bridges the gap with IMS existing cardholders in Hartford and Providence RI. Chris Colter former co-owner of Barter Matchmakers will stay on as an area sales representative to assist with organic growth. Chris felt that IMS Barter offers his members the best opportunity because of their size, location and philosophy.
IMS Barter has 16,000 members and is the largest trade exchange in the United States, which includes thousands of members in the northeast part of the country.