UK software company, Taopix, and Swiss photo printing and finishing equipment manufacturer, Imaging Solutions AG (ISAG), have announced the formation of a new partnership, starting in November 2015. That cooperation will bring the two photo specialists together to provide a front end design and ordering platform and a back end range of lay flat bookbinding solutions to their worldwide customer base.
Both companies, already firmly established in the high-end personalized photo space, intend to give prospects and customers a ‘best of breed’ experience by tailoring their offerings to pro lab owners looking to provide high quality photo products for sale via their own branded webshop.
Imaging Solutions also plans to make its wide range of print finishing products available through the Taopix platform integrated in ISAG’s demo centre in Regensdorf near Zurich. Customers will be encouraged to use their own images to produce sample lay flat photobooks, calendars and prints on ISAG’s printers, bookbinding machines and finishing equipment.
Andrzey Heeb, ISAG Sales & Marketing Director commented:
By sharing the passion for premium quality products and for photo technology innovations, Taopix and Imaging Solutions perfectly complement each other in this industry sector. Bringing together ISAG’s long-term photo market experience and the robust, flexible Taopix platform will open up new possibilities to provide a complete and very competitive solution to the photo industry, including software and hardware to create premium photo products. With this innovative package, customers will be able to offer high-quality lay flat photobooks and other print-on-demand products to end consumers and will benefit from increased profit margins. Our new fastBook 10 CF bookbinding solution in conjunction with the Taopix end-to-end software platform is an attractive option for newcomers to the photobook market or for minilabs with increasing order volumes”.
Sales Director for Taopix, Dianne Moralee added:
“We’re very excited to be part of the Imaging Solutions offering. I believe we have a unique, quality proposition that will ultimately deliver the highest quality end product to the customer.”