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Rapid Group plc, with offices in Surrey, Reading,
Bournemouth and London have today been awarded the sole UK distribution rights
for the entire range of Phase One digital products.
Rapid Group have held the southern distribution rights for the past 10 months sharing the country with northern photo dealership HA West. The very recent acquisition of HA West by Sangers Group prompted Phase One to re-examine their channel and make their decision.
Kurt Nielsen, Phase One Vice President, Sales and Marketing, said of the deal: We are delighted with the tremendous work that Rapid Group have been doing for us in the UK. Eric Joakim and the entire Rapid team are highly respected by our UK dealers and their customers. They have immense industry and product knowledge and complement this with a long and successful history in technology sales. We couldnt ask for a more suited partner.
This deal will allow us to put even more resource behind a product range that we firmly believe is a market leader, said Graham Perry, Managing Director of Rapid Group plc. He added: Our initial plans involve increasing our Phase One dedicated staff in the North to take over the great job that HA West were doing. We also want to get more demonstration product in front of our customers, after all, our best sales opportunities come from going head to head with our competitors.
Phase One are due to launch their 16 mega-pixel LightPhase H20 back in June this year.
To find out more go to: www.rapidgroup.plc.uk