Colourgen has been appointed by Mutoh as its exclusive UK distributor for the Company’s range of wide format printing solutions. The deal extends the existing relationship between the two companies, which began in 2009. As well as distributing the Mutoh range through its authorised reseller channel, Colourgen will also be providing extensive support, engineering and maintenance services.
Jeff Biggs, Managing Director of Colourgen, comments, “This distribution agreement is a fantastic opportunity for us. The timing is also good because there are some exciting new products that we can be ready to bring to market when they are released later this year. Our core role will be to build up the Mutoh brand throughout the UK by basing it on high quality, reliable products and extensive, responsive and consistent service and support.”
He continues, “The addition of the Mutoh range to our portfolio allows us to target customers from entry level eco solvent-based ink requirements, right through to high end production solutions. With Mutoh we can offer award-winning solutions for UV, textiles, eco solvent, mild solvent, bio-lactite and traffic systems. The company covers just about all the ink technologies which means it can address a wide range of applications.
Colourgen and Mutoh will be appointing resellers into its Mutoh Certified Partner (MCP) scheme, which will ensure end users can expect the highest quality from their solutions providers. Biggs explains, “We are doing a lot of work with Mutoh to drive efficiencies, cost and time savings throughout a variety of printing applications workflow. For example, in the traffic signs arena, we have incorporated our software and RIP knowledge with our experience of dealing with colour standards in order to take twenty minutes or more out of the workflow. We want to pass these capabilities through an approved and certified reseller channel to ensure customers get the most benefit from our work.”
Arthur Vanhoutte, President of Mutoh’s European operations, says, “Ever since we started working with Colourgen in the UK, we have been very impressed with their knowledge, commitment and integrity. I am very confident that they will be a very successful distribution partner for our products and will help us to further establish our presence in this important market. Colourgen’s real strength is in their engineering and support capabilities where they can develop new solutions and ensure customers systems are up and running and delivering profitable output at all times.”
The entire range of Mutoh large format printing solutions is available immediately through Colourgen authorised resellers. For more information, please visit www.colourgen.com