Printronix Signs Distribution Alliance with Ingram Micro UK
Printronix Inc., the leading integrated supply-chain printing solutions manufacturer, announced it has expanded its distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest technology distributor, to market Printronix's industrial enterprise printers in the United Kingdom. Under this agreement, Ingram Micro UK will add Printronix's SmartLine family of world-class ultra-high frequency (UHF) RFID and RFID-ready thermal bar code printing systems to its inventory for distribution to automatic identification/data capture (AIDC) and mobile computing product resellers and integrators.
"Printronix has enjoyed a long-standing distribution relationship with Ingram Micro, and they are a key partner in our global channel sales strategy," said Claus Hinge, vice president, sales, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Printronix. "Printronix entered into a North American distribution agreement with Ingram Micro in August 2006, followed by an agreement with Ingram Micro's SymTech Division earlier this year. Today's expansion of this agreement points to rising European demand for Printronix's technology, solutions and service leadership and the increasing importance of thermal bar code and RFID printing technologies to end users in the United Kingdom."
Printronix industrial printers deliver the broadest range of enterprise printing technologies and solutions for global enterprises. The SmartLine family of world-class UHF RFID printing systems provides maximum versatility and flexibility for RFID smart label applications. The SL5000r MP2 delivers true Gen 2 RFID encoding designed to EPCglobal Gen 2 specifications, while the T5000r thermal bar code printer operates in demanding manufacturing or distribution environments and features an open migration path to RFID. The new T4M and SL4M printers are breaking price-performance industry standards. The T4M bar code printer is RFID ready and is easily upgraded to meet a variety of needs. Featuring EPCglobal Gen 2-certified hardware and RFID Smart encoding technology, the SL4M is qualified to address a wide range of applications and global frequency requirements.
About Printronix Inc.
Since 1974, Printronix Inc. has created innovative printing solutions for the industrial marketplace and supply chain. The company is the worldwide market leader in enterprise solutions for line matrix printing and has earned an outstanding reputation for its high-performance thermal bar code and fanfold laser printing solutions. Printronix also has become an established leader in pioneering technologies, including RFID printing, bar-code compliance and networked printer management. Printronix is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., USA. For company information, see www.printronix.com.