SATO America, Inc., a manufacturer of thermal bar code printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID products, has announced an exclusive strategic alliance with TGI, an ERP software provider for small and mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies.
SATO America will provide Software Project Management Services to install TGI’s Enterprise 21 ERP software and will be TGI’s exclusive provider of SATO’s printers, print/apply systems, RF devices and peripherals, consumables (labels, ribbons, print heads and supplies) and support.
“A priority for TGI was to ensure that our software solutions continue to be professionally installed and integrated as expected by our customers,” says Scott Smith, TGI’s president and CEO. “It’s the very reason we selected SATO America, a Tier 1 provider, to be our exclusive hardware partner and project management services provider. We strongly believe that our relationship will be a long-term, win-win for both companies and most importantly, for our combined customer base.”
According to Mike Beedles, SATO America’s director, Integration Solutions, “SATO provides solutions worldwide and with our exclusive partnership we can assure a unique approach for our valued customers. Our approach enables our customers to eliminate additional costs and overhead by working with SATO and strategically improving their business reliability and financial return on investment.”
TGI’s Enterprise 21 ERP software is utilized by small and mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies in a variety of industries and applications such as:
Building and Construction
Consumer Packaged Goods
Food and Beverage
High Tech and Electronics
According to Jim Vinson, SATO’s senior manager, Project Management Group, “This strategic alliance provides our customers with the in-depth knowledge and experience of both SATO America and TGI. The combined expertise of both companies is unique in today’s marketplace and will prove to be a valuable asset to any client. This cooperative alliance also affords both companies more flexibility and the potential for expansion opportunities into new markets.”