Mcor Technologies, the manufacturer of the desktop paper 3D printers, announced a channel partnership with Italian Macchingraf, which start the sales of Mcor 3D printers in Italy. Mcor is currently the only company manufacturing desktop paper 3D printers. The unique aspects to Mcor printers, along being eco-friendly, is the ability to print in full color.
Macchingraf is a great partner for Mcor, being part of the Staples group with over 90,000 employees globally. They currently have distribution partnership in place with number of globally known brands, such as Kodak, Fujifilm, Heidelberg, Gallus and Flint Group Flexographic Products. Macchingraf has full support for their customers within the various product solutions including prepress, printing, bookbinding, software, workflow applications and management, consumables, spare parts, services, consultancy and training.
The partnership was warmly welcomed at Mcor Technologies. “We are delighted to add Macchingraf as our newest channel partner, We are developing a growing portfolio of products to distribute and now it is about developing the right channel to support that. The business opportunity is attractive for our partners as we have a unique product offering,” said Dr. Conor MacCormack, CEO of Mcor Technologies.
Alberto Mazzoleni, Managing Director of Macchingraf was confident that they would take Mcor business to new level: “We are leading suppliers in the graphics industry and we believe that adding the Mcor range of products will enable us to become leaders in the 3D printing industry. Mcor’s solution for 3D printing fits perfectly in our approach: a 3D solution that is easy to use, eco-friendly and, with a low total cost of ownership. We are also excited about Mcor’s unique full colour 3D printing solution, the Mcor IRIS, and see many applications for this product in our existing and new markets.”
Macchingraf adds up Mcor’s growing number of distribution partners, who have utilized Mcor’s recent partner initiative. The number of partners have rapidly grown since the initiative was started. According to CEO MacCormack, “The number of partners has increased by 950% from July 2012 and as a result sales growth is about 544% for the same period”. Mcor is actively growing the new partners list along their aggressive growth plans for 2013.