Founded in 1979, Katun has provided OEM-equivalent or better imaging supplies, photoreceptors, parts, and accessories to the office equipment industry for over thirty years. Over this time period, Katun has played a major role in legitimizing the imaging products aftermarket with its unwavering commitment to the highest levels of product quality, customer service, and overall value. Today, Katun holds a position as one of the largest alternative suppliers of imaging products in the world, with thousands of satisfied customers located in 135 countries.
Serving Customers and Markets Worldwide
Katun serves over 16,000 dealers and distributors in a growing number of markets and channels, including the office equipment, office supply, IT and network print channels. Katun leverages over 33 years of experience as a worldwide industry leader to provide customers in both old and new channels, with outstanding overall value.
Katun® imaging supplies consistently meet or exceed customers' most demanding expectations, with a comprehensive line of monochrome and a rapidly growing line of color toner products that are developed to provide OEM-equivalent image quality, yields and overall performance. Katun's product offering includes:
- Monochrome and color toners for copiers, and MFPs
- High-quality remanufactured color and monochrome printer cartridges
- Inks and masters for digital duplicators
Katun® photoreceptors are installed with confidence in virtually every type of office equipment, including older and new-generation machines, analog and digital, monochrome and color. Our product offering incudes drums, drum unit/cartridges, and drum unit/cartridge rebuild kits.
Katun applies unsurpassed levels of precision and care in developing the world's most extensive range of parts for a wide variety of office equipment. Like our imaging supplies and photoreceptors, Katun® parts are developed to provide OEM-equivalent life and performance.
Katun is your source for vacuums, cleaning supplies, tools, and other products that are essential for service calls and help service technicians/engineers work more efficiently.
The Katun® Performance™ brand is Katun's complete line of office automation products that combine the highest quality level with consistent, reliable performance and competitive pricing…making them an excellent value. These products meet strict quality guidelines, and have been tested and approved according to Katun® Performance™ 360° certification criteria.
Katun® Business Color
Customers using accurate, but not precise, business color applications are not looking for exact color matching (as customers often do in a graphics environment), but they do expect outstanding color reproduction. For these end-users, Katun® Business Color products will meet or exceed yield, image quality and color reproduction expectations while providing true cost savings and tremendous value. Like Katun® Performance™ products, these products have been subjected to Katun's 360° certification testing.
As the premium quality price alternative to the printer manufacturer's brand, Media Sciences' new-build color toner products for use in popular color printers deliver significant savings compared to the printer manufacturer's brand. Behind every Media Sciences product is our comprehensive qualification process for engineering high-quality, new-build cartridge printer products at very competitive price levels, including a commitment to exceptional, highly responsive technical support and a warranty program equal to or better than others in the aftermarket.
Research & Development plus Quality Assurance
Katun's research and development annex, located at their world headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, features over 550 different OEM printers, copiers, MFPs and other office equipment, as well as a comprehensive range of test and diagnostic equipment. In addition, dozens of Katun employees worldwide are directly engaged in Product Development, Technical Operations, Engineering Support, and Quality Assurance. More than any other single factor, this separates Katun from other companies seeking to become your alternative parts-and-supplies partner.
Average implementation time: 2-10 hours per vendor
Investment: $495 one time installation, $495 annual subscription, $720 annual site license for PIP unless already owned.
Who supports it? ECi e-automate
Who handles install? ECi e-automate
Description of installation: Improves key business processes for dealers. Among these processes is purchasing, including access to updated information on equipment and related items, automated submission and acknowledgement of purchase orders, shipping confirmations, and invoicing.
Integration points to include: Pricing request, order submission, current shipping status, order response, invoice request
e-automate Account Managers