Kodak and Samsung Form Strategic Alliance

May 1, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers | 2 Comments |
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Kodak and Samsung have formed a strategic alliance to sell consumer inkjet printers in Europe. Under this agreement, Samsung will be marketing Samsung branded all-in-one inkjet printers using Kodak’s printer and proprietary ink technology. “Through this alliance, we believe that we can benefit from Kodak’s vast experience in inkjet technology. Now we can offer additional products in a segment below our laser printer line-up, where Samsung has not been present up to now,” said Jürgen Krüger, Director of IT Solutions Printing at Samsung Electronics. The printers recently launched in Germany.

Kodak Press Release

Kodak and Samsung Announce Strategic Alliance in Consumer Inkjet Printing

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 26—Kodak and Samsung Electronics today announced that the two companies have formed a strategic alliance to sell consumer inkjet printers in Europe. Samsung will sell Samsung all-in-one inkjet printers using Kodak’s printer and proprietary ink technology. The printers recently launched in Germany. 

“This announcement reflects both the strength of Kodak’s technology in the consumer inkjet market, and the progress we have made in building a competitive business,” said Mark Kurz, General Manager, Consumer Inkjet Systems, and Vice President, Consumer Group, Kodak. “This is collaboration between two great brands. Samsung is able to leverage Kodak’s leading technology and imaging science to launch its inkjet printer business. And Kodak is able to further grow its business. It’s a win-win.” 

“Through this alliance, we believe that we can benefit from Kodak’s vast experience in inkjet technology. Now we can offer additional products in a segment below our laser printer line-up, where Samsung has not been present up to now,” said Jürgen Krüger, Director of IT Solutions Printing at Samsung Electronics. 

Kurz added that the relationship with Samsung is a natural extension of Kodak’s consumer inkjet business, and that the company continues to invest in and market its own award-winning KODAK All-in-One Printers, along with KODAK Ink Cartridges and KODAK Inkjet Paper.



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#1 JP

This is great are the cartridges that go in the Samsung printer Kodak cartridges, because Kodak cartridges last a lot longer and you get more for your money.

11:21 am - Friday, May 11, 2012

#2 Edward Flynn

This is gonna be amazing because both the brands are well known and trust worthy.

10:54 am - Saturday, April 27, 2013