Synaxon: Synaxon and CTS Toner Supplies sign partnership agreement

May 6, 2014

Synaxon, the UK’s leading dealer group for IT resellers and office supplies dealers, has signed a partnership agreement with CTS Toner Supplies, the leading trade-only distributor of compatible, remanufactured and OEM office machine consumables.

CTS Toner Supplies is one of the leading wholesalers of alternative toner and accessory products for leading brands, such as HP, Brother, Canon and Samsung, and many others. The company has 19 years trading experience and its extensive and competitively-priced portfolio includes compatible and re-manufactured toner and inkjet cartridges for laser and inkjet printers and multi-function devices, replacement toner and consumables for photocopiers and fax machines, impact and thermal transfer printer ribbons, solid ink sticks and much more.

CTS also offer a wide range of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) consumables for major brands such as Ricoh, Konica Minolta, and Utax. The company is strictly trade-only and serves the needs of office products dealers, retailers and webstores throughout the UK.

Its full portfolio will now be available via EGIS, Synaxon’s market-leading online availability and procurement system, which enables members to quickly and easily find and order the products they need at the best available prices.

The agreement with Synaxon will enable even more businesses to take advantage of the extensive range of products and services offered by the distributor, says Steve Clayton, Managing Director of CTS Toner Supplies. “Our partnership with Synaxon will give us the opportunity to show its members the tremendous choice and great service CTS Toner Supplies can offer them. We’ll be working hard to ensure that everyone on the Synaxon community understands what we can deliver and has every opportunity to take advantage of our full portfolio and renowned customer care.”

Chris Butterworth, Head of Purchasing for Synaxon UK, says the agreement presents group members reseller and retailers with a golden opportunity to extend their offerings and increase their revenue potential.  “CTS Toner Supplies has an excellent product portfolio and an unrivalled reputation for customer service. It’s a really valuable addition for Synaxon members as it means they will now benefit from having access to the full range of cartridges, toner and consumables offered by CTS through EGIS. It makes being a Synaxon member even more attractive.”

Synaxon helps its members to buy better, sell more and reduce their costs by providing them with access to the best stock availability and pricing from leading distributors, continuous automated marketing through the iTrends package, a low-cost ecommerce engine and data feeds, and by giving them access to exclusive, special offers and terms and conditions from suppliers. Members can also benefit by making use of specially-negotiated agreements for added-value services such as nationwide third-party maintenance and support, and discounted offers on card payment processing and other business services.

Synaxon members that want to find out more about CTS Toner Supplies and its extensive range of cartridges and accessories, or enquire about becoming a Synaxon members, can call 0844 481 5844 or email

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About Synaxon
Synaxon is Europe’s largest grouping of independent IT resellers and system houses. It provides a range of services that enable resellers to enhance their marketing and build a strong presence in their chosen market and take full advantage of the extensive stock-holding and supply-chain capabilities of distributor and vendor partners. Synaxon partners have exclusive access to the unique EGIS (Enterprise Global Information System) on-line purchasing and information platform, through which they are able to locate, check availability and order products from Synaxon supplier partners. In addition, Synaxon provides a range of pro-active marketing services which reseller members can use to drive sales activity.

Synaxon is already well-established in Germany, where it has nearly 3000 partners that generate around €3 billion of gross external sales annually, representing 15 per cent of the German market. Through EGIS, these member partners have access to more than 200,000 products from over 200 distributors. Synaxon UK was established in September 2008 (fully launched in January 2009) and now has a UK reseller membership of 620 independent resellers with combined revenues of around £700 million of gross external sales.

For more information about Synaxon, please contact:
Derek Jones, Managing Director, Synaxon UK
Tel: 0844 481 5844
Mobile: 07920 114844

For more information on CTS Toner Supplies, please contact :
Steve Clayton, Managing Director, CTS Toner Supplies
Tel: 01543 474920