Ilford Imaging - 1/11/2013
ILFORD To Distribute Kodak Matchprint Inkjet Proofing Media
ILFORD (www.ilford.com), a leading developer and manufacturer of professional quality substrates, today publicly announces its status as the
product licensee for the distribution of the full range of KODAK MATCHPRINT Inkjet Proofing Media worldwide. Customer transition in Europe and
the U.S.A. began in November 2012 and continues to proceed successfully, with transition in South America and Asia to follow during early 2013.
Customers can access details of the full product range through a brand new website at www.kodakmatchprintmedia.com.
In 1996, ILFORD developed and manufactured proofing media for the world-renowned Iris proofing system. Since then ILFORD has continued to
work with strategic partners to develop new and innovative products for the proofing market. With such a solid understanding of the proofing market,
coupled with a global sales and distribution network, Kodak has selected ILFORD as the preferred partner for the distribution of its MATCHPRINT
Inkjet Proofing Media range.
Having acquired the product distribution license for the KODAK MATCHPRINT Inkjet Proofing Media portfolio, ILFORD now offers one of the widest
selections of optimized media in the graphic arts industry. KODAK MATCHPRINT Inkjet Proofing Media delivers reliable, color-accurate proofs for a
broad range of applications, including products which meet international color standards such as FOGRA, SWOP, and GRACoL.
ILFORD distributes the KODAK MATCHPRINT Inkjet Proofing Media range from its existing warehouses located in Switzerland, Germany, and North
America. All technical inquiries concerning KODAK MATCHPRINT Media will be serviced by a dedicated ILFORD technical support team
via www.kodakmatchprintmedia.com (firstname.lastname@example.org). All other technical questions regarding an existing KODAK MATCHPRINT
System or KODAK MATCHPRINT Software will continue to be supported by Kodak.
Paul Willems, CEO at ILFORD remarks “Throughout the history of our company, ILFORD has been proud to provide customers with media that
meets the highest demands for quality, consistency and performance. Obtaining the distribution license for the KODAK MATCHPRINT Inkjet
Proofing Media is an exciting move for us, as we are now able to meet these demands at the prepress stage of printing. With a worldwide distribution
network and in-house technical support available, we are looking forward to supporting customers through a seamless transition to the ILFORD