Citizen Announces New UK Photo Reseller: PhotoXport (04.03.19)

Citizen, manufacturers of market-leading dye sublimation (dye sub) photographic printers and media for the wedding/event photography, retail and photo-finishing markets, have added PhotoXport to their expanding list of specialist resellers across Europe

Leicester based photographic supplier, PhotoXport, has been selling their CitizenCX-02 based retail printing solution, SnapFoto ,for a full year. Since then the partnership has blossomed to the point where PhotoXport has taken on the esteemed position of Official Citizen Photo Reseller, meaning that it will now offer Citizen’s entire range of current and future printing products, proprietary software solutions and accessories. These include the excellent CY-02 and OP900ii printers and’PrintManager’;a free & powerful multi-printer status management and hot folder printing utility.

Having launched in 1989, PhotoXport is celebrating 30 years supplying the photographic and reprographics industries and having forged a reputation as one of the most trusted suppliers in the market, the announcement of an extended offering of Citizen products coincides with the company’s on going expansion

Derek Fieldhouse, Managing Director, PhotoXport, said:”It’s with great pleasure and huge excitement that we are able to announce this growth in our partnership with Citizen Systems.Coinciding with our 30th anniversary, our status of Official Photo Reseller of Citizen’s photo printers marks the roll-out of a number of new and innovative solutions that we are bringing to market this year. The Citizen range stands alone in our overall business offering and adds to the growing number of printing systems on offer from PhotoXport. Dealers visiting TPS this year will have the first opportunity to see these solutions, first hand.”

Citizenare one of the largest, manufacturers of pro-photo printers globally. This is as a result of both Citizen-branded and OEM products and demonstrates the subtle authority that Citizen now has in the photofinishing sector

Gary Andrews, EMEA Business Manager, Photo Printers, Citizen Systems Europe, explained:“Citizen has established a number of new resellers and partners across EMEA in the past year or so.Our latest, PhotoXport, already have experience with Citizen printers with their innovative Android-based SnapFoto solution. By having direct access to all of Citizen’s market-leading printers and media, I believe PhotoXport will significantly strengthen Citizen’s position in the UK retail photofinishing market.”

Citizen’s manufacturing excellenceBeing a Citizen Photo product, users can be assured of market-leading levels of technological and engineering excellence.With 100 years of manufacturing heritage as of 2018, Citizen has a rich history in precision engineering across a variety of markets. Once such market, and perhaps the most familiar in the consumer market, is the watch division. What is less familiar to those working in the photo sector is that the same precision engineering approach that is adopted for watch design and manufacture, is also applied to the mechanics of the internal systems in Citizen Photo printers. Something that sets the brand apart from the competition with regards to reliability and quality.

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