The Gepe Group has re-appointed JP Distribution as their exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland . On the 1 st September 2004 JP Distribution will replace Gepe UK as the distributor for the Gepe and Geimuplast range of slide mounts and photographic accessories.
"Gepe is very pleased that JP Distribution will be our future distribution partner in the UK and Ireland . We already have old ties to JP and we are impressed of their very professional set up and organisation. We are convinced that JP Distribution will guarantee us a solid appearance in the UK and Irish markets." Quoted Sven Pettersson, Managing Director of Gepe Produkte AG
The Gepe Group was established in Sweden in 1955 by Göran Pettersson to manufacturer and develop the now world famous range of Gepe slide mounts. Today Gepe manufacture over 60 different types of slide mount in many different sizes and thickness', making Gepe the largest supplier of plastic slide mounts in the world.
In 1988 Geimuplast became part of the Gepe Group enhancing the existing Gepe products with a range of high quality, high-speed automatic slide mounting equipment, which are designed for high output users such as institutions and photo labs.
Gepe also offer a wide range of complementary photographic accessories such as light panels, storage systems, compressed air cleaning system and inkjet UV protecting sprays.
The Gepe brand will be a welcome return to JP Distribution and since the company's re-organisation, Gepe will complement the current portfolio of Mamiya, Sekonic, Schneider, Lastolite and Peli and strengthen JP Distributions position as THE professional photographic equipment distributor.
"JP Distribution is delighted to be working again with the Gepe Group. The Gepe and Geimuplast products add to our offering of market leading brands that are important to the serious photographer" Quoted Steve Kirkham, Managing Director of JP Distribution.
The full range of Gepe and Geimuplast products will be available from JP Distribution as of the 1 st September 2004