Epson South Africa appoints Kemtek Imaging Systems as distributor for its Large Format Printer range

Kemtek adds Epson SureColor printers to its distribution portfolio

Epson South Africa appoints Kemtek Imaging Systems as distributor for its Large Format Printer range

Epson, manufacturers of a wide range of innovative printing, scanning and projection technology, has strengthened its South African distribution base by appointing Kemtek Imaging Systems as a specialist distributor for its large format printer (LFP) range.  

Kemtek is a leading supplier to the sub-Saharan printing, barcoding and labelling industries, and operates from its head office in Johannesburg with full service branches in Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. Export sales to southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands are managed through Kemtek’s Johannesburg and Pretoria branches, as well as distributors and subsidiaries in various African countries.

Managed by Divisional Head, Mark Broude, Kemtek’s Distribution division, which will be supplying the Epson range, was recently awarded Best Specialist Distributor at the Epson Partner Awards in April.

“Epson has a long-standing relationship with Kemtek, with the company having been a national distributor of our Point-of-Sale printer range since 2005. After years of a great working relationship and building a wide distribution base, it seemed a natural progression to add the LFP range to its distribution channel,” says Vernon Mellors, business account manager at Epson South Africa.

Kemtek’s Mark Broude adds, “We offer our valued customers a full support solution, including nationwide technical support, and we’re pleased that we can now extend this service to Epson. With the brand more integrated into our company, Epson can further benefit from other Kemtek offerings such as dedicated salespeople, demonstration showrooms and road shows.”    

One of Kemtek’s key offerings will be the Epson SureColor SC-P-Series range of large format printers. These printers include PrecisionCore MicroTFP printheads and are perfect for photo labs, high-street photo and copy shops and corporates looking for an in-house solution.

In addition, Kemtek will also add the Epson SureColor SC-T-Series and S-series range to its selection. The T-Series printers are ideal for CAD, GIS and POS applications, offering fast, reliable printing on coated and non-coated media.

Offering a choice of speeds and colours (from four to 10 colours including white and metallic), the Epson SureColor SC-S-Series produces high-quality and durable indoor and outdoor POS, signage and wallpaper graphics onto a wide range of materials, including vinyl, window film and recyclable stock. This range is also ideal for delivering a variety of other outputs from exhibition displays, posters, banners, textiles and backlit panels to vehicle wraps and labels.

Kemtek’s committed Epson team comprises of Aziza Mahomed, Epson Business Development Manager, and Farhana Essop, Epson Administrator, who are supported by dedicated and highly-experienced technical teams in the group’s major business branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. They can be contacted on (011) 624 8000 or and respectively.

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in printing, visual communications, quality of life and manufacturing. Epson’s line-up ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 70,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens.

About Epson sub-Saharan Africa

Epson’s operations in sub-Saharan Africa were established in 1997 with headquarters based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, Epson has established a panel of distributors and resellers throughout sub-Saharan Africa who are dedicated to serving Epson’s end-consumers with the highest quality products and levels of support. Epson now manages sales and support in 21 sub-Saharan African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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