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TypeMaker partners with GretagMacbeth
. UK partnership and distribution deal signed
. TypeMaker to offer GretagMacbeth solutions via consultancy division and e-commerce website
. Enhances both companies' UK presence
Birmingham, UK, July 21, 2003 - TypeMaker Ltd., has announced that it has signed a contract to be an authorised GretagMacbeth partner and distributor within the UK. GretagMacbeth provides solutions to help businesses measure, communicate and manage colour, reducing product time to market by shortening the production cycle and reducing colour variation.
This agreement sees TypeMaker offering GretagMacbeth's high end colour management solutions to existing and new customers, both via its colour management consultancy division and through its e-commerce website, www.colourconfidence.com.
"We are delighted to be working with such a well-respected company as GretagMacbeth," said Geoffrey Clements, Managing Director, TypeMaker. "GretagMacbeth's products compliment our existing offerings and this partnership will allow us to further enhance the variety of high end products that we have been providing."
TypeMaker will also become one of the first resellers to promote the GretagMacbeth iCColor Spectrophotometer, a compact unit making the process of reading colour patches fast and efficient, without sacrificing quality. TypeMaker will be offering an iCColor together with ProfileMaker software at an attractive price point, as well as the traditional solution with the Spectrolino/Spectroscan.
In addition, TypeMaker recognises ProfileMaker as an attractive upgrade path to its extensive base of ColorBlind Professional users. Specific upgrade pricing will be available to users wishing to move to the GretagMacbeth solution.
"This partnership will strengthen the profile of Gretag Macbeth in the UK colour management market'', said Gaelle Hunt, GretagMacbeth VP Marketing Digital Imaging. "TypeMaker has a strong, established presence in the UK and its experienced support and training organisation will prove very valuable to anyone interested in colour management."
From its start in 1985, TypeMaker has been involved in the pre-press and graphics markets. Since 1996, TypeMaker has become one of the leading European installers of ICC colour management products, working with OEMs to co-develop solutions.
GretagMacbeth is a leading innovator of enterprise colour management technologies for graphic arts and digital imaging, paints, plastics, apparel, textiles and automotive, among other industries. The Company, part of Amazys Holding AG headquartered in Regensdorf, Switzerland, maintains offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For additional information, visit the GretagMacbeth website at www.gretagmacbeth.com