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 and image Access
- Opera Master Distributor for Latin America of Onyx, Epson, Sawgrass, Graphtec, Mimaki, Silhouette, GCC, Chromaluxe, 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.
PrintLAT is the preferred partner and representative of factories that make large format printing products for Latin America, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. We operate from our headquarters in Miami, and our commercial offices in Bogota Colombia, Sao Paulo Brazil, Guatemala Guatemala City, Johannesburg South Africa and Singapore.
Our staff is fluent in the languages of the countries we work with in order to provide a personalized and tailored service to the cultural differences of each region.
Today we represent American, European, Japanese, and Asian factories.
With over 20 years of industry experience and an interdisciplinary team we are proud to represent the best and most prestigious factories in this market.