Agfa, Midwest Regional Distributor The Mosaica Group Announce New Strategic Arrangement
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. — June 15, 2016 — Effective July 1, 2016, Agfa will assume direct responsibility for the sale, distribution and support of Agfa plates and chemistries to The Mosaica Group’s client base.
The Mosaica Group will continue to provide to its clients, pressroom, proofing and wide-format solutions in addition to their color services to their marketplace. The Mosaica Group will also continue to represent Agfa’s portfolio of products after June 30, ensuring an uninterrupted supply of Agfa-branded products.
"The Mosaica Group has been a long time, trusted distributor of Agfa products and we look forward to a smooth transition,” comments Gunther Mertens, Agfa Graphics' regional president for North America. "This new arrangement reflects Agfa Graphics' ongoing commitment to provide our customers with the highest level of service and support and confirms our leadership position in the offset market."
Randy Peters, president of The Mosaica Group states, “We are extremely excited with the new arrangement with Agfa Graphics, and the opportunities it will allow us to share with our customers. Not only do we have one of the leading players in the graphic communications market as our partner, but also, we are able to continue to offer the most diverse product portfolio of any distributor in the North American print market.”
About The Mosaica Group
In a fiercely competitive and constantly changing industry, today’s printers count on The Mosaica Group for a level of support that’s increasingly valuable. Experts in digital printing, color management and more, The Mosaica Group provides technologies, consumables and services for clients throughout the Midwest. With its expanding Achieva line of wide-format media products, backed by the latest wide-format technologies, it is helping printers enhance their processes in these increasingly popular applications. It goes to show that The Mosaica Group will continue to do whatever it takes to help printers save time, reduce costs and Print.Smart.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world's leading companies in imaging and information technology. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analog and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa Healthcare), and for specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials). Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries around the globe. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 2,646 million euros in 2015.
About Agfa Graphics
Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software and services for production workflow, project and color management.
Agfa Graphics is a worldwide leader with its computer-to-plate and digital proofing systems for commercial and packaging printing and the newspaper publishing markets.
Agfa Graphics is rapidly developing its position in the new segments of industrial inkjet with comprehensive solutions for various applications such as documents, posters, banners, signage, displays, labels and packaging materials. Its experience in both imaging and emulsion technology has provided the expertise required for developing a complete assortment of high-quality inks.
About Agfa Graphics North America
Agfa Graphics North America collaborates with world-class manufacturers to provide a diverse offering of the most advanced solutions for the prepress, pressroom, wide-format, newspaper, packaging and commercial printing industries. Agfa reinforces its customer-focused approach by providing the market with an unmatched distribution network, expert specialists, and unparalleled service excellence.
Agfa Graphics North America delivers integrated and complete solutions tailored to the ever-changing needs of the graphic communications industry, enabling businesses to produce powerful messages and be more profitable. Please visit us at agfagraphics.us.