TG Graphics to represent American Printing Systems in Canada

American Printing Systems (APS, Wharton, New Jersey) has been appointed as the exclusive master distributor of Flora UV printers in the United States by parent company Shenzhen Runtianzhi Digital Equipment, the manufacturer of Flora UV Printers. APS’ Canadian Master Distributor will be TG Graphics (Montreal) with locations in Ontario (Mississauga), Saskatchewan (Saskatoon – also serving Manitoba) and Alberta (Calgary).

Al Proulx.

The company is headed by: Al Proulx (President, Quebec and Ontario); Howard Crossman (President, Saskatchewan and Manitoba); Neal Kershaw (President, Alberta); Robert Bisson (Operations & Service Manager); Hugo Clavet (National Technical Director); and Claude Joly (Sales Manager). TG Graphics was founded in 1981 in Montreal and started as a small company selling personal computers to the public. In the late 1980s, its focus changed when it became one of the first Roland equipment distributors in Canada.

The Flora 2512 UV Printer.

Today, TG Graphics is divided into four departments that each provides equipment and consumables for turnkey solutions in their respective sectors – printing, dye sublimation, engraving and CNC. From pen plotters to vinyl cutters to high performance wide-format printers, it’s evolved to help printers expand their businesses in all areas of sign making and durable graphics. In 2011, TG Graphics took its 30 years of experience and expanded into Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. All of TG Graphics’ locations have fully stocked warehouses and showrooms featuring the latest equipment and technology.

APS is currently setting up a network of highly trained and qualified resellers. All reseller technicians will be trained in its Wharton, NJ facility. APS technicians also provide phone support to its resellers and end users, as well on-site training and repairs. APS recently exhibited at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada October 18-20, kicking off their American Distributorship campaign.

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.