Key helps Olivetti unlock Lancashire

Key Digital, the Burnley-based photocopier, printer and stationery supplier has teamed up with leading technology brand Olivetti.

The company currently markets Konica Minolta, Develop and Xerox Multi-Functional Devices, and is an accredited Canon and Panasonic printer supplier.

Craig Lemon, Key Digital’s sales director, said: “The search for a partner that could add value to our already impressive range of products was always going to be a difficult one. We had a number of criteria to consider including: job creation, image and branding and the value of the products coupled with service and support, new products and customer satisfaction.”

Olivetti UK’s managing director, Dennis Woods, said: “In difficult and uncertain times for many, it was refreshing to work with a company willing to invest in their business and make a long-term commitment to growing their market share in a very competitive environment, by giving their existing and new clients a wider choice of products.

"This made teaming up with Key Digital an easy decision and I look forward to supporting their continued and impressive growth in East Lancashire”. Andy Ratcliffe, managing director of Key Digital, said: "I am extremely excited about the new partnership with Olivetti, which is a world-class organisation with a long heritage spanning 105 years. Their backing will enable Key Digital to continue its impressive strategy for growth which has seen us double our business over the past 18 months and, in 2013, we expect to continue this growth trend and, in addition, see our workforce grow by 40%."