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Tactile Technologies partners with Citizen Systems Europe

Tactile Technologies today announced it has become the CITIZEN South African POS distributor.

"Several printer manufacturers have approached us in the past however we always said no as we felt we couldn't offer the market a value package. The relationship with CITIZEN is different. Not only are their products top class which aligns with our policy in selecting new products, it's the people and vision behind those products that convinced us to invest in this relationship" says Mauro Mercuri, Tactile Technologies Group Director. "We share the same vision on how to support a product and develop a business. We have the same values and they all cater for people and customers. This is what ultimately convinced us to choose CITIZEN."

Product wise, Tactile will offer the entire CITIZEN POS printer range which includes 2", 3", 4” and mobile printers.

“Our top exit receipt printers are ideally suited to retail environments and our front exit receipt printers are perfect for the hospitality sector. Our range is varied in terms of capabilities to suit any size of user. Our main philosophy is based upon a superior build quality on our printers which means the reliability stakes are second to none”, commented Mark Moore, Citizen Systems Europe, Managing Director.

“The CITIZEN POS printer range complements our existing portfolio of touch screen- and PC products beautifully. Once again it is all about Total Cost of Ownership and Return On Investment” Mercuri added.

Tactile has already started introducing the CITIZEN POS printers to their large base of resellers in fast food, hospitality and retail, which will see the benefits of CITIZEN’s high-quality builds throughout their product portfolio, but with a price tag that is attractive for their needs.

It is the first time Tactile takes on proper distribution of a printer brand. “We have a great regional presence and fantastic history of working with POS customers in South Africa, we believe we are ready to take the bull by the horns”.

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