Eastman Kodak Company and West World Paper (WWP), a renowned paper distributor serving the commercial printing industry in Western Canada (headquartered in Coquitlam, British Columbia with an additional facility in Calgary, Alberta), have announced a reseller agreement under which West World Paper will become a key supplier of Kodak commercial print solutions. West World Paper offers a wide range of printing and office papers, envelopes, wide-format media, packaging and more. Complementing Kodak’s Canadian sales efforts, West World Paper will offer Kodak’s complete portfolio of products – including CtP products and technology, workflow software and digital print solutions, along with Kodak Sonora Process-Free Plates to Western Canadian commercial print customers. West World Paper will begin selling Kodak’s portfolio in their respective markets on July 1, 2021.
“Our vast sales experience and in-depth knowledge of the local print market will help us to offer commercial printers the innovative Kodak Solutions that best meet their individual needs,” said Burden and Leach added. “Our partnership with Kodak represents a significant milestone for West World Paper as we are determined to develop our portfolio of products and services in the commercial print market to serve our clients and help them grow their businesses. We look forward to working closely with the local Kodak teams to expand Kodak’s coverage in the Western Canadian marketplace.”
Jeffrey Zellmer, VP of Global Sales at Eastman Kodak Company, added: “We are pleased to strengthen our One Kodak vision and the presence of our print solutions in the Western Canadian commercial print market through this new distribution agreement. Our collaboration with West World Paper will help more Western Canadian printers integrate the highest quality production technologies into their operations while receiving exceptional support and services from Kodak’s dedicated Canadian service teams. Furthermore, this new partnership will reinforce Kodak’s commitment to the Canadian market and the exceptional clients we serve.”