Press Release: ILFORD adds new product line to its renowned GALERIE media range – GALERIE Graphic

Ilford Galerie

Complementary specialist applications for the professional photographer

Marly, Switzerland, 29 September, 2008 – ILFORD announces today the expansion of its highly successful GALERIE media to include a new line: GALERIE Graphic.

Building on the already well established wide format GALERIE ranges; GALERIE Smooth (exceptional photographic image quality with pigment and dye ink printers) and GALERIE GOLD (TIPA award winning traditional baryta material) ranges, GALERIE Graphic has been created for professional photographers seeking more specialised media.

Available in rolls from 17″ to 44″, the GALERIE Graphic product line includes:

  • Self adhesive vinyl for indoor display applications such as wall graphics and posters
  • Backlit transparency material for light boxes which offers a wide and vibrant colour gamut
  • Pop-up display media to create eye catching, free standing graphics
  • Heavyweight matt paper for graphical texts and artworks
  • Ultra white pearl and gloss finishes for striking graphic images

The new range was developed to enable professional photographers to expand their portfolio and diversify their services. The media is compatible with photographers’ existing inkjet printers and the product is available in single rolls, so there is no unnecessary outlay in buying new stock. In addition, as with all GALERIE products, the quality is reinforced with ICC profiles available free of charge from www.ilford.com.

“All of our GALERIE media carries the GALERIE brand seal of approval, which means guaranteed high quality, time after time,” said Andrew Stewart, Sales and Marketing Director, ILFORD Imaging Switzerland GmbH. “Photographers can work in confidence and offer new solutions to their customers, knowing that the range complements their existing media. In addition, GALERIE Graphic enables them to produce the consistently stunning results that they have come to associate with the name ILFORD.”

Availability:

ILFORD GALERIE will be available in the UK from October 1st through JP Distribution.

JP Distribution:

JP Distribution is a successful division of Johnsons Photopia Ltd., an independent, privately owned company that can trace its roots back to 1743. JP Distribution is committed to providing an exclusive complimentary portfolio of leading brands for the professional and enthusiast photographer via a dedicated network of retail partners.

Mamiya, Sekonic, Lastolite, Gepe, Geimuplast, Billingham, PocketWizard, Peli and Schneider are all part of the JP Distribution brand portfolio.

JP Distribution is located in the heart of England at the company headquarters in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, where the company employs a wealth of experienced personnel with an unrivalled level of imaging knowledge, expertise and experience.

For more information on JP Distribution, please visit www.johnsons-photopia.co.uk

About ILFORD:

Founded in 1879, ILFORD is a leading player in the development and manufacture of photo quality media for both inkjet printing and colour photographic processes. The ILFORD worldwide Digital Imaging and Colour Photo businesses, including the R&D and manufacturing operations in Switzerland, are owned by Oji Paper, Japan.

The ILFORD name is well established in the history of Imaging and today it continues to be associated with cutting edge technology thanks to its strong links to the photo imaging marketplace, R&D, technical know-how and manufacturing capabilities.

For more information on ILFORD, please visit www.ilford.com

Press contact:

Kathryn Lamb
KL Associates
kathryn@klassociates.com
Telephone: 01327 844880
Fax: 01327 843308

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