Pantum – Zhuhai, China
Image Star – Middletown, Connecticut
Pantum has selected Image Star as its authorized distributor for the United States. Through this partnership, Image Star will support Pantum’s U.S. dealers with inventory, distribution, and dropship fulfillment services across Pantum’s full line of printers and consumable supplies.
Pantum is a fast-growing printer manufacturer with a strong global presence and a rapidly growing customer base. The innovative products and commitment to quality have helped Pantum become one of the top players in the printing industry. Since its founding in 2010, Pantum has achieved rapid growth in Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Latin America and is now poised to scale its operations in North America. Pantum is investing in US-based sales, marketing, and operational infrastructure to grow and support its burgeoning network of channel partners.
“Pantum’s product development record, robust supply chain, and industry-leading value proposition position us for strong growth in the U.S. market,” said Kyan Liao, Deputy Sales Director for Pantum. “After successful launches in over 110 countries in the past 12 years, we have the experience and capability to build the Pantum brand and scale our sales operations in the U.S.”
Pantum’s distributor partnership with Image Star will tap into Image Star’s nationwide distribution network, deep client relationships, IT and service capabilities, and Suite Fleet managed print program to provide best in class distribution support for dealers. Image Star clients will benefit from access to Pantum’s full product lineup, channel development program support, and after-sale services only available through OEM-authorized distribution.
“Pantum is the first new brand launch in the printing industry in many years and represents a rare blue ocean opportunity for dealers,” said Philip Crean, Chief Commercial Officer for Image Star. “We are excited to add Pantum to our assortment of equipment, consumables, and solutions for the imaging industry. Our new Tier 1 distribution relationship with Pantum will further support Image Star clients with access to best-in-class technology products and resources.”
Resellers can now purchase Pantum products from Image Star by contacting their account executive. Pantum is accepting new equipment dealer partners for its Tier 2 channel program.
For sales or media inquiries, please contact Pantum or Image Star:
Kyan Liao –Deputy Sales Director, North America, Pantum International Limited
James Weeks – Sales Manager, North America, Pantum International Limited
+1 (443) 822-8222
Andre Bitton – National Sales Manager, Image Star
+1 (860) 215-8400
Founded in 2010, Pantum is a global manufacturer and brand of print hardware, consumables, services, and solutions. In 2012, Pantum launched an aggressive overseas expansion plan and is now available in more than 110 countries and regions. Pantum prides itself on offering print technology that is economical, user-friendly, energy-efficient, and reliable. With a core set of proprietary technology at its foundation, Pantum is continuously innovating new office technology offerings to remain relentlessly relevant to today’s consumer.
About Image Star
Image Star is a nationwide distributor of equipment, supplies, services, and solutions for the office technology industry. Image Star carries a comprehensive assortment of major OEM brands and its own proprietary high performance compatible product lines, including the flagship Hyperion marque. With a nationwide distribution network, Image Star reaches thousands of clients across the United States with fast, affordable dropship and bulk freight solutions. The IS Connect portfolio of advanced fulfillment capabilities offers technology-enabled outsourcing solutions that help clients grow their businesses, simplify their operations, and drive cost efficiencies. Partner with Image Star – we got your back office.