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Manfrotto Distribution

January 15, 2010 08:30 ET

Manfrotto Distribution Adds Datacolor® to Growing Family of Brands

Manfrotto Distribution to Serve as Exclusive Distributor for Datacolor in the U.S.

RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwire - January 15, 2010) - Manfrotto Distribution (formerly Bogen Imaging) is proud to announce its partnership with Datacolor as the exclusive U.S. distributor of the company's award-winning Spyder® range of monitor and print calibration solutions. With the addition of Datacolor to its growing family of trusted brands, Manfrotto Distribution now offers support products and accessories that enhance the digital imaging experience from the point of capture to image management.

"Clearly the synergy between our target audiences -- those photographers that demand the highest in quality, performance and reliability -- is evident. We are proud to add Datacolor to our growing roster of first-class partners," said Paul Wild, President, Manfrotto Distribution U.S. "Datacolor's highly-respected Spyder line is widely recognized as the most advanced color management technology available today."

Datacolor's line of Spyder color calibration solutions are designed for serious photographers and creative professionals who require a high degree of color accuracy throughout their digital workflow. Products which will be made available in the U.S. through Manfrotto Distribution's extensive network of trusted specialty dealers include Datacolor's Spyder3Studio SR®, Spyder3Print SR®, Spyder3Elite®, Spyder3Pro®, Spyder3Express® and the award-winning SpyderCube® RAW calibration tool.

"With our shared core competencies of a commitment to outstanding customer service, a relentless pursuit of innovation, and a history of smart and sustainable growth, the building of this relationship with Manfrotto Distribution will be beneficial to both our businesses and customers alike," said Christoph Gamper, Vice President, Consumer Business Unit, Datacolor. "Manfrotto Distribution is a premier U.S. distributor of professional quality photographic and video accessories and its reputation for excellence, and reach within the industry, are unparalleled. We anticipate having a long and mutually-rewarding relationship with Manfrotto Distribution."

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About Datacolor

Datacolor is a global leader in color management solutions and color communication technology. The world's leading brands, manufacturers, creative professionals and consumers have been choosing Datacolor's innovative technology and solutions to consistently achieve the right color for nearly 40 years. A Swiss held company, Datacolor's global presence encompasses a sales, service and support network serving customers in more than 65 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with 13 worldwide operation and production facilities. Industries served include apparel and textile, paint and coatings, automotive, plastics, photography, home theater and others. For more information about Datacolor and its products or services, visit

About Manfrotto Distribution

Manfrotto Distribution, Inc. is a leading distributor of key accessories brands for the photographic, video, cine and lighting production markets. Manfrotto Distribution is an international company within the Imaging Division of the Vitec Group, which owns the following leading international brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, Kata, National Geographic Bags and Tripods, Avenger, and Litepanels. As the exclusive US distributor of Metz, Gossen, Elinchrom, Lastolite, Formatt Filters, and Rotatrim, Manfrotto Distribution offers the most complete range of exceptional camera and lighting accessories in the business. The Manfrotto Distribution international network covers the USA, Germany, France, Italy, UK and Japan.

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