AGX Holdings "has been appointed as official distributor for Microtek and Umax scanners by Umax Systems Germany", the company revealed today.

This follows the two companies decision to establish a European alliance in February, aimed at mutually improving their business.

AGX Holdings is described as: "A true solution designer, builder and provider of computer equipment and peripherals to the graphic imaging, pre-press and digital print markets."

"The company has been involved with Microtek scanners as a true Value Added Reseller over the last two years," said Steve Slater, sales and marketing manager for AGX.

"We have extensive experience in the sales, support and service of scanners at all levels – and have been the UK's service centre for all High-End Agfa, Creo and Sony scanners.

"This appointment reflects the hard work that we have put in to maintain that level of experience and the commitment to our customers. We are confident that we can increase our levels of business as the result of this appointment," he added.