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DataLase appoints Intralink to drive its business in Japan

DataLase appoints Intralink to drive its business in Japan

Oxford, UK — Asia market access specialist Intralink today announced it has been appointed by DataLase Ltd to bring its unique laser coding technology to Japan. DataLase, the leading provider of materials for laser coding and marking of products and packaging, has identified Japan as a key market and is establishing a physical presence in Tokyo through Intralink's Surrogate Sales Program™. "As home to some of the largest global ink manufacturers Japan represents a significant opportunity for DataLase" says John Thompson, VP BD DataLase. "We look forward to working with Intralink whose sector knowledge, bilingual staff, extensive contacts and 25 years experience will be critical to our success."

Intralink CEO Greg Sutch commented, "DataLase has a unique technology and an established track record of providing solutions that exceed the quality of traditional print techniques. As such Japan represents an important market and we are delighted to be supporting the growth of its business in this part of the world."

About DataLase DataLase, founded in 1987, is the leading provider of colour change materials for laser coding and marking of products in printing and packaging. Its revolutionary materials can be used to create specialised ink formulations that enable high-speed, in-line digital printing of variable information with lasers allowing late stage customisation. Over 2.7 billion consumer products were coded using DataLase in 2013 and that figure continues to increase with wider adoption of its revolutionary coding solutions. For more information, visit

About Intralink Intralink develops and implements strategies for China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Through its signature Surrogate Sales Program™, Intralink provides its clients with a low risk, cost effective and practical means to generate new and incremental revenues in these markets as an underpin towards establishing a permanent presence. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in the UK and has offices in Silicon Valley, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei. For more information visit

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