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OKI Data Americas Announces Expansion of its Distribution Channel

Monday, September 12, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., – OKI Data Americas (OKI) today announced a national distribution agreement with Agfa Graphics, North America for the sale of the OKI pro510DW digital web press – part of the OKI proColor Series – within the graphic arts production market. As part of this agreement, Agfa Graphics will immediately begin distributing the pro510DW through both its e-commerce channel and its established sales force, thereby increasing OKI's market penetration within the print-for-pay and commercial printing spaces. Agfa Graphics will offer the proColor printer, related accessory products, and consumables through this partnership.

Recognized for their prominence and presence within the graphics and production industries, Agfa Graphics is well-known for its distribution power within the packaging and pressroom markets. Furthermore, Agfa Graphics offers a broad and comprehensive product portfolio that includes a wide range of world class manufacturers – now including OKI.

"Agfa Graphics is a powerhouse within the graphics communications industry," said Rich Egert, General Manager of the Strategic Technology Provider Business Group for OKI Data Americas. "Since acquiring Pitman Company last year, Agfa Graphics has continued to expand both their portfolio and their reach. OKI is pleased to be collaborating with Agfa Graphics on the distribution of the pro510DW, and we look forward to increasing the availability of our products through their expansive network."

The OKI proColor series serves the graphic arts and production markets with its original line of printers for color-critical applications, delivering professional, production-quality color output and color accuracy powered by embedded EFI Fiery and PANTONE support on select models. Different products and configurations offer specialized media flexibility including envelopes, continuous feed and variable data.

All OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation's history of leadership and innovation in color printing, such as digital LED technology and Single Pass Color. This technology allows OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability.

OKI provides live , toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America.

Agfa Graphics will be demonstrating the OKI pro510DW in booth 1227 at GRAPH EXPO 2011, September 11-14, at McCormick Place South in Chicago, IL.
For more information regarding the innovative OKI proColor Series, visit www.okidata.com/procolor.


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