More appointments expected to follow.
Scitex Vision America, Inc. has appointed Alpha Imaging Technologies, Inc., Boston, MA, as its first US dealer. Alpha Imaging will serve a territory that includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
"This is the first of what is expected to be a be a series of dealer appointments in the US that will allow us to provide a higher level of service and responsiveness for existing customers while making our products available to many additional screen, sign, POP and display printers," says David Bartram, marketing manager, Scitex Vision America. "We will be strengthening our partnership with customers and providing them with better service and faster turnaround through local stocking of parts and ink."
Alpha Imaging Technologies was founded in 1989 and has tripled in size since 2001, growing with the wide- and super-wide format digital imaging market in the Northeast, the company reports. With offices in Boston and New York City, its annual sales exceed $10 million. In addition to Scitex Vision, Alpha Imaging represents a range of equipment and media from companies including: Avery, MacDermid Colorspan, Doctor Graphix, GBC, Gilman, HP, Ilford, IntelliCoat, Mitsubishi, Mutoh, Neschen, Oce, Onyx, Oracal, Roland, Sihl, US Sublimation, and Xerox.
"Our mission is making our customers successful," says Jim Mertes, president of Alpha Imaging. "There has been a convergence in the digital printing market over the past few years with sign shops, service bureaus, photo labs, and commercial printing shops entering the wide-format arena and acquiring more and larger output devices as their businesses grow. These new product lines from Scitex Vision position us to proactively meet our customers' current and future needs with advanced, versatile, high-productivity printers." (Scitex Vision: www.scitexvision.com; Alpha Imaging: www.alphaimaging.com)