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Oct 01, 2009
LR Graphic Supply to distribute Agfa prepress products in Canada
Agfa Graphics announced today that LR Graphic Supply, a leading full-service dealer with over 30 years of experience in the graphics communications industry and newspaper publishing market, will begin distribution of Agfa's industry-leading prepress solutions. Today, LR Graphic Supply is comprised of a solid group of industry professionals with hands-on technical and sales experience. LR will focus on specific business areas and new un-tapped markets for Agfa Inc.
According to Guy Potvin, Executive Vice-President at LR Graphic Supply, "We are very excited about working with Agfa. It is no secret that Agfa has a portfolio of cutting-edge products that have been well-received in the industry and increasingly in Canada. On the other hand, at LR Graphic Supply, we have built a reputation for unparalleled service and support to our customers. We have a special knack for building bridges and forging new opportunities. We view this new partnership with Agfa as a natural complement to our current business and will benefit our current and future customers."
"LR Graphic Supply's consultative sales approach with newspaper accounts as well as small- to mid-size companies is exemplary. Their reputation for tapping new opportunities is impressive. We believe this new partnership will be mutually beneficial going forward," said Ruben Silva, managing director, Agfa Inc.

About Agfa
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world's leading companies in imaging and information technology. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analogue and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa Healthcare), and for specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials).
Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries around the globe. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 3,032 million Euros in 2008.

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