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IIMAK Named 2017 Best Channel Vendor

11 January 2017
IIMAK Named 2017 Best Channel Vendor

IIMAK Named 2017 Best Channel Vendor
Business Solutions recognizes IIMAK for the third consecutive year.

AMHERST (N.Y.) January 11, 2017 – IIMAK, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of thermal transfer ribbons, has been named Best Channel Vendor in the Labeling category by Business Solutions Magazine (BSM) subscribers. The survey recognizes only the top 5% of suppliers in each technology category. This marks the third year in a row that IIMAK is the only thermal transfer ribbon manufacturer to meet the criteria and receive the honor.

IIMAK continues to demonstrate its commitment to delivering innovative products and services with the introduction of SW200 standard wax, and iiCustomize, an online tool for resellers to create customizable marketing literature, to help customers stay competitive in a changing market. “We’re honored to be the only thermal transfer ribbon vendor recognized by our channel partners for this award,” said Rob Francis, Director of North American Sales at IIMAK. “We strongly value channel integrity and will continue to offer the broadest American made product range and best services to help our partners be successful in growing their business.”

The annual web-based survey asks value added resellers (VARs) to rate their vendor partners in seven categories. This year, a total of 5,382 votes from 2,685 qualified participants were recorded. IIMAK received the highest level of satisfaction in the product features, product reliability, service/support, and channel friendly categories.

This is IIMAK’s sixth time to receive the recognition since the award’s inception in 2009. The full report of Best Channel Vendors for 2017 can be found in the January issue of Business Solutions Magazine.

About IIMAK 

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials Inc. (IIMAK), is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of printing, imaging and marking consumable supplies. IIMAK’s products include thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, direct thermal films and related products designed for industries such as Automatic Identification and Data Capture (barcode), Signage and Graphics, and Packaging. IIMAK also has a separate division, iiMED Medical Manufacturing Solutions that is focused on medical device manufacturing. IIMAK's primary manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Amherst, New York, with additional manufacturing plants in Belgium, Brazil and Mexico. For more information, visit