Tech Data Europe announces new distribution agreement with the Esselte Group

By Simon Meredith | 23rd May 2016

Tech Data Europe to offer products from the Leitz premium supplies brand

Barcelona, 23 May, 2016 – Tech Data Europe today announced a new Europe-wide agreement with the Esselte Group, a world-leading supplies manufacturer, to distribute products from its Leitz brand of premium products for business professionals.

Tech Data customers across the company’s entire European footprint now have easy access to three of Leitz’s product ranges: Icon for digitally enhanced labelling, including smart technology; Complete, which offers high-quality mobile professional accessories; and iLAM for easy document lamination.

“We are very excited to offer Leitz’s products to our European reseller community. Their long heritage and innovative approach in the design and manufacture of office supplies shines through in the products we are now offering,” said Hugo Graça, vice president, PC Components, Printers & Supplies at Tech Data Europe. “Tech Data’s scale, coupled with our strength in online sales, offers a great platform to accelerate the growth of these product lines across Europe. Furthermore, the addition of this leading brand underlines Tech Data’s leadership position in the supplies and accessory markets.”

“We are excited to team up with Europe’s number-one technology distributor, Tech Data,” said Paul Gouka, vice president, Global Accounts & International Sales at Esselte. “We are confident that our partnership with Tech Data will enable us to further strengthen our position in the technology distribution channel for our new product ranges Leitz Icon, Leitz Complete and Leitz iLam. Tech Data’s reseller network fits perfectly into the strategy of Esselte and we feel confident that together we will accelerate the success of the Leitz product groups.”

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About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 105,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2016. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.”  To learn more, visit, or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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Tech Data Europe
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About Leitz
Leitz is a world-leader in premium office products and maker of the long-iconic Lever Arch File. Founded in Germany, its products and approach are synonymous with the long cultural heritage of quality and performance.

First established in 1871, it is now one of a series of expert brands from the Esselte Group; the world’s leading office products manufacturer. It offers a number of distinctive product ranges, tailored to the various individual needs of the modern professional. These brands include Icon – smart Label printing; Complete – high end mobile professional accessories; iLAM – laminators with unique intelligent technology; and WOW (Home) office design ranges.

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