X-Rite Inc. named Tekgraf Corp., a wide-format color printing distributor, an authorized distributor for North America.
Under the terms of the agreement, Tekgraf will distribute X-Rite's digital imaging, prepress, and printing color management solutions, expanding X-Rite's reach into the fast growing signage and wide-format printing markets.
"Our solutions are ideally suited to the unique needs of the wide-format and signage markets. Tekgraf's commitment, industry knowledge, and unmatched expertise will help us further strengthen our leadership in these markets and offer complementary solutions to our vast network of reseller partners," commented Buzz Apostol, X-Rite's vice president of sales for North America.
"Tekgraf is very pleased to have become an X-Rite distribution partner, as X-Rite has always been the industry leader in color management technology," said Scott Barker, president and CEO of Tekgraf.
He added, "With the production cost of printing signs ever increasing, there is a very real and immediate need for effective and accurate color processes for so many customers working with wider format aqueous print processes, UV, and grand format technologies, and we feel uniquely placed to help these customers implement a solid color management strategy using X-Rite's industry leading solutions."