News | October 22, 2013

OKI Data Americas And General Data Launch Label Solutions Store To Support Revenue-Generating Opportunities For The Channel

Collaboration represents greater access to OKI’s broad portfolio of label printing solutions

OKI Data Americas and General Data Company Inc., announce a strategic business partnership and introduce the OKI Label  Solutions store, an e-commerce portal that allows channel dealers and resellers  to order stock labels, specialty labels, tags and ribbons for OKI’s thermal label printer line with ease. The site will also offer custom order thermal labels, synthetic labels and pre-printed labels. The OKI Label Solutions store is designed to facilitate resellers’ and dealers’ ease of access to after-market supplies, increase their revenue on the sale of these consumables, and ultimately win more printer deals.
The OKI Label Solutions Store will help dealers and resellers become a single-source provider to their customers in the delivery of bundled thermal printer solutions including both hardware and label media.

End-users are using an array of label media for printing needs; the OKI Label Solutions store is a way for dealers and resellers to offer their customers a wide range of label media for a variety of applications such as shipping and receiving, warehouse management, and laboratory needs.

OKI and General Data will discuss the site capabilities with dealers and resellers during a webinar, “The Introduction to OKI Label Solutions Store” on November 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. All attendees can register for the webinar at the following link.

"OKI is pleased to continue its partnership with General Data, and is excited to leverage their extensive label manufacturing capabilities.” said Mark Hernandez, Director, Specialty Products for OKI Data Americas. “OKI looks forward to collaborating with General Data on the OKI Label Solutions store and giving dealers and resellers a broader access to label media.”

“OKI’s expertise and support is a great asset for General Data, and we look forward to bringing our extensive stock and custom label manufacturing to OKI’s dealers and resellers,” said Jeff Kenny, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for General Data.

The OKI Label Solutions store is a password-protected site, enabling users to create specific accounts to make purchases online quickly, conveniently and securely. The site is easy to use and provides a single stop for all OKI’s thermal label printer media needs.

OKI’s suite of Label and POS printers is a complete line of products with features designed to improve business performance with fast, high-resolution, and high quality printing. Each of the desktop and enterprise printers offers many advanced features and functionality, including Multi-Printer Language and Multi-Interface support and Microsoft Windows compatibility.

All OKI Data products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. OKI provides live, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.

About General Data Company, Inc.
General Data Company, Inc. is recognized as a premier provider of innovative barcode identification and automated data collection products, solutions and services that enable organizations to streamline workflow, error proof processes, better manage critical data, and improve business-process accuracy, productivity and performance. Founded in 1981, General Data is a privately held company with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio USA. For more information, visit www.general-data.com.

About OKI Data Americas
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label printers and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts & Production market with the OKI proColor Series. In addition, OKI offers a full portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $4.9B multinational corporation according to its FY 2012 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR certified products.

SOURCE: OKI Data Americas and General Data Company Inc.

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