Kodak signs Graphco as a reseller for its print solutions

Graphco is a distributor of RMGT offset presses

Kodak signs Graphco as a reseller for its print solutions
RMGT 9 series 8-Up offset press Photo: Graphco

Kodak welcomes Graphco, headquartered in Cleveland, OH and a leading provider of digital, offset and print finishing solutions as a new reseller. Kodak has entrusted Graphco with the distribution of Kodak’s complete, comprehensive portfolio of prepress, CtP, digital and inkjet printing and software solutions, and printing plates.

Established in 1976, Graphco has built a strong reputation as an innovative total solutions provider for commercial, packaging and in-plant printers and print finishing companies of all kinds. Graphco covers 19 states from the north through the Midwest to the southeastern United States. 

Today, the company is one of the world’s largest distributors of RMGT (Ryobi MHI Graphic Technology) offset presses. Graphco always puts the customer at the center of its activities and is known for supporting printers and postpress companies with professional, highly qualified advice and superior technical service. With the addition of Kodak’s high-quality and productivity-enhancing solutions coupled with this commitment to sustainability, Graphco significantly upgrades its portfolio, particularly with Kodak’s innovative electrophotographic and inkjet printing solutions.

Graphco to provide Kodak’s customers with an efficient solution

“We are more than delighted to add Kodak’s products and system solutions to our portfolio,” said Chris Manley, President at Graphco. “Kodak’s solutions set the benchmark for productivity, quality and innovation, driving sustainable practices in the printing industry. As a Kodak reseller, we will be able to offer commercial and packaging printers new powerful and profitable options.”

“For more than four decades, Graphco has been a successful supplier and trusted partner to the printing industry,” commented Jeff Zellmer, vice president, Global Sales and Strategy, Kodak. “With the entire Kodak portfolio on offer, Graphco will be able to provide its customers with even more comprehensive and efficient solutions for their continued business success.”

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