Printronix Inc., the leading integrated supply-chain printing solutions manufacturer, announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest technology distributor, to distribute Printronix's industrial enterprise printers through Ingram Micro's Nimax Division, a leading distributor of automatic identification/data capture (AIDC), point-of-sale (POS) and mobile computing products. Under the agreement, Nimax will add Printronix's SmartLine family of world-class ultra- high frequency (UHF) RFID and RFID-ready thermal bar code printing systems to its line card.
"Our distribution agreement with Nimax is a natural extension of our channel strategy, which commits to delivering technology, solutions and service leadership to our growing worldwide base of resellers," said James B. McWilson, senior vice president, sales, the Americas and EMEA, Printronix. "Their deep understanding of AIDC applications will expand resellers' abilities to deliver advanced industrial printing solutions that improve supply-chain efficiencies and profitably enable the transfer of goods and information worldwide."
"Our new relationship with Printronix gives our customers a recognized and respected choice for their bar code and RFID printing solutions," said John Soumbasakis, vice president and general manager, Nimax Division. "We recognize Printronix as an innovator in RFID-ready bar code and RFID label printers. They took an early position in establishing a worldwide network of RFID resellers, as well as software and hardware partners who helped end users embrace this important technology and benefit from it. By adding Printronix to our line up, we're expanding our technology footprint as well as our customers' sales and service opportunities."
Printronix's Industrial Printers Offer Reliability and Innovation
Printronix industrial printers deliver the broadest range of enterprise printing technologies and solutions for global enterprises. The SmartLine family of world-class UHF RFID printing systems provides maximum versatility and flexibility for RFID smart label applications. The SL5000r MP2 delivers true Gen 2 RFID encoding designed to EPCglobal Gen 2 specifications, while the T5000r thermal bar code printer operates in demanding manufacturing or distribution environments and features an open migration path to RFID. These printers feature EPCglobal Gen 2 Certified Hardware RFID Smart encoding technology and address a wide range of applications and global frequency requirements.
About Printronix Inc.
Since 1974, Printronix Inc. has created innovative printing solutions for the industrial marketplace and supply chain. The company is the worldwide market leader in enterprise solutions for line matrix printing and has earned an outstanding reputation for its high-performance thermal and fanfold laser printing solutions. Printronix also has become an established leader in pioneering technologies, including RFID printing, bar code compliance and networked printer management. Printronix is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. For company information, see http://www.printronix.com.