Canadian Resellers to Benefit From Increased Accessibility to Expanding ID Card/Badge Market
CAMARILLO, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: ZBRA), the worldwide leader in bar code labeling solutions and plastic card printers, today announced that it entered into a distribution agreement with EMJ Data Systems, Ltd. (Toronto: EMJ), a leading Canadian distributor of computer, networking and wireless solutions. EMJ will support Canadian resellers marketing Zebra Technologies’ Eltron card printer products used in applications such as high-security access control, personalidentification, photo ID cards, employee badges, library cards and other applications where longer life plastic cards are a better solution. In 2001, EMJ acquired former Eltron distributor, SDMS.
“We are very excited to be carrying Eltron card printers for resellers throughout Canada,” stated Jim Estill, president and CEO of EMJ. “Since ourspecialty is in creating vertical niches that will help our resellers grow, Zebra’s Eltron card printer products help us broaden our solutions for security, auto ID and point-of-sale. End users are continually implementing new applications for plastic cards. The Eltron brand of card printers is the industry’s most respected.”
“We’re very proud to have EMJ represent us in the Canadian market,”
emphasized Zebra Technologies Eltron Card Printer Products North American Sales Manager David Murphy (Edina, Minn.). “We look forward to EMJ supporting the Canadian channel for our Eltron card printer products in the same way Canadian resellers have relied on them for assistance with our Zebra bar code printers.”
About EMJ Data Systems, Ltd.
EMJ Data Systems, Ltd., headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, is a anadian, publicly-owned distributor of computer products and peripherals. EMJ specializes in niche-market products for Apple, Digital Video, Internetworking, Point-of-Sale, RAID, Unix and Wireless applications. EMJ Data Systems, Ltd. has branch offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa,Markham, Montreal and Halifax, as well as one office in the United States. EMJ is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE) under the symbol EMJ. Interested parties can reach EMJ via http://www.emj.ca.
About Zebra Technologies Corporation
Zebra Technologies Corporation (Vernon Hills, Ill.) manufactures and distributes Zebra brand on-demand bar code label printers and Eltron brand secure ID printing systems and plastic card printers used in automatic identification and plastic card personalization applications worldwide. The company, with an installed base of more than 2 million printers, also offers software and related supplies, including more than 300 label and ribbon combinations. Zebra’s customers include more than 70 percent of the FORTUNE 500. The company’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol ZBRA. Information about Eltron brand card printer products can be found at http://www.eltroncards.com. Information about Zebra brand bar code labeling solutions can be found at http://www.zebra.com . Information about Zebra Technologies can be found at http://www.zebracorporation.com.
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