Agfa extends the territories covered by CCI Eurolam for the distribution and support of its PCB products to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Eastern European countries.

Mortsel (Belgium), June 8th 2009 – 3.00 p.m. CET

Agfa announces that it has extended  the territories covered by  CCI Eurolam as a distributor for its silver halide film and the related process chemicals dedicated to the Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) industry.
CCI EUROLAM is actually covering for Agfa France, Spain, Scandinavia, Benelux, North Africa and will now cover in addition Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Turkey and Eastern European countries.

Through this agreement, both companies will be able to offer their customers high quality products, services and technical support at the best cost. Agfa will concentrate on the production of the films and chemistries and enforce its cost leadership position of high performance phototooling films. Agfa will also dedicate more resources for the development and commercialization of its Direct Patterning Chemistry products.
CCI Eurolam will complete its product assortment offered in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Turkey and Eastern Europe, with phototooling films. This will allow CCI Eurolam to increase their support services offered to the customers of their PCB products.
The agreement will be fully effective as of June 15th, 2009, for all customers of countries concerned.
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About Agfa
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world’s leading imaging and information technology companies. The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, manufactures and markets analogue and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), the healthcare sector (Agfa HealthCare) and film related products and specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials). The Agfa-Gevaert Group has its headquarters in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries throughout the world. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 3,032 million Euro in 2008. For more information on Agfa, visit www.agfa.com.

About Agfa Specialty Products
Agfa's Specialty Products business unit offers high-quality film-based consumables in the business-to-business market. For the motion picture market it supplies sound recording film and color print film on which copies of the master version of a movie are printed. Other main products are microfilm and film for non-destructive testing. Furthermore Specialty Products' portfolio includes solutions for aerial photography, for the production of printed circuit boards, security identification cards and passports and for use in electroluminescent lamps, touch screens and displays. It also produces PET film and custom designed bases for various applications.

About CCI EUROLAM
CCI EUROLAM is a leading supplier for the European Printed Circuits Boards  (PCB) Industry  installed in several European countries and  offers a wide basket of products as well as services and technical support to the PCB manufacturers.