David Pachon, president and founder of PrintLAT, is from Colombia. He is an Industrial Engineer, with a Masters in Marketing and an MBA with a specialization in International Business and sales management. Mr. Pachon started his career in Carvajal (one of the biggest printing companies in Latin America) and established the first digital printing bureau in Colombia which migrated to USA at the end of the 90’s. In the early 2000’s Mr. Pachon joined OCE, directing the expansion of digital printing substrates for Latin America of his division called arkwright, a model that was then replicated in Asia and later to the management of the channel of sales and OEM in Europe. Arkwright was then acquired by Diatec Group and merged with Sihl. Mr.Pachon signed the Group’s exclusive representation agreement for Latin America, and Printlat was born. The company quickly expanded its portfolio of offered products, signing similar agreements with important manufacturers such as:
- Important factories such as Sihl, Arkwright, Aurora Textiles, D&K, G-FLoor Graphics, Drytac, Sicol, New Force Magnetics, Banner Ups, Asphalt Art, Visual Magnetics, Legion Paper, LINTEC, Converd, Grimco, Bordeaux, Sawgrass, Arlon, Catalina Graphic Films, Duraluxe, MGX, Royal Sovereign e image Access.
- Opera Master Distributor for Latin America of Onyx, Epson, Sawgrass, Graphtec, Poli-Tape, Mimaki, Silhouette, GCC, Forever, Insta, Minc, We R for Latin America.
Today they cover the markets of digital impressesion in his different technologies Base Water, Latex, EcoSolvent, Dye Sublimation, and UV.