SOURCE: JONDO

January 08, 2013 14:24 ET

JONDO Launches European Operations: Opens London Office and Names Graham Jackson to United Kingdom Executive Team

New JONDO U.K. Executive Brings Photo Products Experience From Agfa, HP and Fuji

ANAHEIM, CA and LONDON--(Marketwire - Jan 8, 2013) - JONDO, the market leader in high-quality, personalised photo and décor products, today announced the launch of JONDO UK establishing a strong European presence for its growing international brand. The new U.K. office is poised to take advantage of the expanding photo products market in Europe with an experienced U.K. based management team and a localised U.K. web site (www.jondo-uk.com).

JONDO also announced that Graham Jackson joined the JONDO UK team as Business Development Manager, bringing an extensive background in the U.K. photo products market from Agfa, HP and Fuji. Before joining JONDO UK, Graham worked in various positions within Agfa in the photographic sector, initially joining the company in 1987 as a Technical Sales Representative, then as a Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager and as Sales Director for Northern Europe. After that, Graham along with three ex Agfa colleagues formed A&O Imaging Services within the UK, offering Technical Service products to retailers and manufacturers operating within the Imaging Industry. Graham worked within the business until it was acquired by Veritek Global in August 2012.

"With the ever expanding photo products market and the changing way people capture and share life's moments, new boundaries have opened for consumers to enjoy their photos in all new ways," said John Doe, CEO of JONDO. "To better meet this need globally, JONDO is expanding our family of fulfilment centres and launching our high-quality portfolio of affordable canvas products into the U.K. marketplace."

JONDO has three state-of-the-art production facilities in the U.S. -- Anaheim, Seattle and Albany, New York -- and will now be equipped to service the U.K. and Europe with the opening of a new facility in Aldershot (just southwest of London). The address for the new facility is: 9 Springlakes Estate, Deadbrook Lane, Aldershot, Hants, GU12 4UH.

JONDO UK also announced the launch of its new U.K. website (www.jondo-uk.com) to provide partners and potential partners with information about the company history, manufacturing facilities (particularly the U.K. location), product portfolio, leadership team, as well as recent and relevant news.

About JONDO
With decades of experience in fine art reproduction, proprietary digital workflow, and on-going investments in lean manufacturing practices, JONDO is a market leader in providing both superior product quality and exceptional price value. JONDO began in 1989 as Harvest Productions, utilising state of the art IRIS technology to reproduce artists' watercolour paintings. The business grew, based on innovations in print technology, and the company is recognised as an early developer of high resolution input, edit, and output workflows. JONDO is extending its product offerings to consumers with the goal of enhancing the consumer experience through unique and affordable photo décor products, easy online access, and next day delivery to more than 450 million empowered consumers through its regional manufacturing/fulfilment centres.

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