GJS is now the ROQ official partner on Australia
We are glad to announce our secured and exclusive contract to ROQ’S distribution on Australia with GJS.
They can now sell our range of products like high-production screen printing, hybrid screen/digital, full digital printers and garment packaging and labelling solutions to Australian printers.
This distribution deal marks a significant milestone in bringing ROQ products to the Australian market. Under this new distribution deal, Australian printers will have the opportunity to access ROQ's complete range of superior and highly-efficient screen printing, hybrid, direct-to-garment (DTG), drying, and packaging products.
Why GJS partnership is so important to ROQ
Sasa Zarkov, export manager for ROQ, anticipates a boost in this market demand in Australia: "The current interest in Australia reflects a maturing market, presenting an ideal opportunity for ROQ partner with GJS, together, we will introduce our state-of-the-art, dependable, and user-friendly solutions to Australia, complemented by GJS renowned post-sales assistance and service”.
Our Head of Sales, João Sá, added in respect to Why GJS?
“After connecting with some Australian screen printers that visited our booths in US tradeshows, ROQ started to pay close attention to this market and looking for partnership to distribute our products and solutions. As a global leader, with a presence in more than 80 countries, we are looking to copy-paste our best practices to in the Australian market in order to help the local garment decoration community to achieve high efficiency levels.”
ROQ’s long-term goals for this market are ambitious. “After installing our first screen printing and DTG units, we believe that Australia has the same potential to grow and the market is ready to consider high quality printing standards ROQ equipment provides”, disclosed João Sá.
Excellent business opportunity
According with Joel Taylor from ROQ Australia:
“Finding the right, reliable partner was critical to ensure that ROQ’s partnership approach to business and customer success was continued when the brand entered the Australian market. With more than four decades experience in screen printing, textiles, and digital decoration, and the synergies between both brands made GJS a logical choice”.
“It was also important to ensure that existing ROQ customers, as new ones would be well supported under this new arrangement. GJS’ existing network of technical support personnel and national sales coverage gives us a single, capable, and experienced team to rely on, and I look forward to working with them to build the ROQ brand in Australia”, Joel Taylor added.
The ROQ product range currently obtainable to Australian printers comprises fully automated screen printing machinery, tunnel dryers and flash curers, computer-to-screen technology, direct-to-garment (DTG) printers integrated with pre-treatment, folding machinery, garment packaging machines apparatus and labelling systems.
The range's diversity complemented by its flexibility, with the majority of products being able to be customized to suit every customer’s requirement and application.
“The Australian garment decoration market is at a crucial stage of maturity and development so our distribution agreement with ROQ comes at an important time,” said Greg Stone, managing director, GJS.
“More frequently we are being asked by our customers for high-production, end-to-end systems, and integrated workflows. Our customers in the web-to-print space, and those with lucrative supply contracts are looking for the next step up in technology that will enable them to simply print, pack and post and ROQ has user-friendly solutions for each of these steps of the process.
For example, the ROQ NOW features a completely in-line process and takes a garment from pre-treatment to final finishing in one touch and is capable of printing 200 photo-quality prints per hour, with a single operator. Another advantage is that it boasts world leading wash fastness being the only DTG system to pass Nike’s rigorous wash testing benchmark.
The addition of a ROQ dryer, either gas or electric, and ROQ packaging line enables the production process to be extended to include folding, packing, bagging and labelling. The answer to integrated, high-production, end-to-end printing that the market and our customers have been asking for,” Stone concluded
ROQ's high-production print solutions in the market were already installed in two Queensland printshops and a third installation occurred in Victoria towards the end of September.
GJS now exclusively offers ROQ's products in Australia.