Wellington, OH, August 06, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- E. L. Hatton Sales Co., maker of the Banner Ups line of adhesive-based banner finishing products, announces that the GPS Group will be its authorized representatives in the U.S. and Canada.
Established in 2009, GPS Group is a consortium of independent reps covering the continental U.S. and Canada. GPS represents leading companies in the sign, wide format print, media, and supplies market. GPS Group includes Ramsey Griffen, covering the northeast U.S. and eastern Canada, Vern Keskinen in the Southeast U.S., David and Mick Bohn in the upper Midwest, William (Buck) Cameron in the mid-South states, and Don Long in the Western USA and Canada. E. L. Hatton Sales has sold nationally for more than two decades, though this is the company’s first ever local representation, although, the company recently assigned Latin America sales to PrintLat. Effective July 1, sales responsibility in designated territories was assigned to GPS reps. Customers will continue to buy directly from Hatton.
“We are committed to improving our local customer support. GPS Group is the market leaders that can help. With over 175 years of cumulative experience, they have the knowledge and relationships to do it,” explained company president, Rick Hatton, “The timing is great because we are introducing lots of innovative new products that will make banner making faster, easier, and stronger than traditional methods. That is our mission.”
According to GPS member, Ramsey Griffen, “With our focus on the specialized media and accessories for the wide format print market, Banner Ups is a perfect fit for our customer base. Now we can offer a proven banner finishing solution to our dealers for both vinyl and textile banners.”
E. L Hatton Sales Co. designs and produces Banner Ups Adhesive Grommet Tabs, PowerTabs, PowerTape, and TexTape products which are used to fabricate strong banners instantly without sewing or grommeting.
E. L Hatton Sales Co. products are available worldwide through a network of quality graphics distributors. Full product information, test data, and tips for use are available on the company’s website www.bannerups.com.