Katun joins the consortium | Industry Analysts, Inc.



Newest Founding Member Adds BTA Channel Expertise and Extensive Prowess to Quality Toner and Replacement Parts to the Group

Scottsdale, AZ, September 2 – Stramaglio Consulting has announced that Katun Corporation (Katun), a global leader in imaging products, has joined The Consortium, a new imaging channel think tank. The Consortium, a group of industry leaders that aims to help the chain grow and prosper, is focused on improving business agility and workplaces across the chain.

Katun serves approximately 10,000 customers in 116 countries with its quality imaging products, while developing the programs, products and solutions that customers need to stabilize their businesses, increase profitability and meet future business needs. Katun is expected to add significant value to the Consortium based on its 40 years of expertise and proven quality service in the channel. Katun will work with Consortium members to expand solutions and service offerings to meet a variety of needs and requirements of the chain and their customers.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to join the Consortium and work with this group of great industry leaders,” said Ron Petrucci, vice president and general manager of Katun North America. “We are committed to the channel to meet the changing demands of our customers and are delighted to work with other members of the Consortium and provide our customers with our advanced and extensive services and solutions. “

The Consortium is brought together by Mike Stramaglio, President and CEO of Stramaglio Consulting, to establish an open collaborative platform that enables Imaging Channel to embrace and lead digital transformation (DX).

“It is a pleasure that Katun is joining the Consortium,” said Stramaglio. “Katun is arguably one of the chain’s most trusted partners and has been for many years. In this fast-paced world with unpredictable challenges, the role the Consortium will play for the chain is important and I am confident that Katun adds even more value to the group.

In addition to Katun, the founding members of the Consortium include Affinity, All Covered FORZA, ARCOA Group, AskForensics, Avalara, Clover Imaging, DSD Strategy Consulting, GreatAmerica

Financial Services, Gridiron Capital, MARS International, Pros Elite Group, Predictive Insight, Performance Now, Red Sage Group, RK Taylor Consulting, Schoenberg Finkel Beederman Bell & Glazer, Stramaglio Consulting, The Kingston Group, The Sailor Group, ZBA Solutions as well as partners media, BPO Media and industry analysts.

About Katun cooperation

Based in Minneapolis, Katun Corporation is a leading global supplier of imaging supplies, photoreceptors, fuser rollers, parts, and other OEM compatible products and services for printers, copiers and MFPs. Katun has over 42 years of experience in the imaging industry and serves approximately 10,000 reseller and distributor customers worldwide. For more information, visit Katun online at www.katun.com

About Stramaglio Consulting

Stramaglio Consulting is committed to taking imaging channel businesses to the next level with a focus on new technologies, innovation and consulting services. Its founder, Mike Stramaglio, is a well-known and respected industry leader with over 40 years of experience in the desktop imaging technology channel. Most recently, he was President of MWA FORZA with Konica Minolta following his acquisition of MWA Intelligence, the company he founded in 2006. To learn more, visit https://stramaglioconsulting.com/.


Mike Stramaglio mike@stramaglioconsulting.com 650-888-9645


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