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
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.
One are due to launch their 16 mega-pixel LightPhase H20 back in June this
To find out more go to: www.rapidgroup.plc.uk