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Wide format supplier Pozitive expands into Melbourne 

Leading Sydney-based wide format supplier Pozitive has expanded into Melbourne, naming an experienced three-man team of print and signage industry veterans to 'hit the ground running.'

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   Pozitive's new three-man team in Melbourne, VIC
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         Pozitive MD Phil Trumble

“It has been a long time with us wanting to move into the Melbourne market, while making sure we could support our customers with the level of service and expertise we expect to deliver,” said Phil Trumble, managing director of Pozitive. “It is for this reason we have the team members that we have carefully chosen and have quickly become a great part of the team. We look forward to expanding with a consumables sales rep and a premises / stock in Melbourne in the near future.”

The team currently consists of three members: Warren Davey in hardware sales, focusing on Pozitive’s exclusive swissQprint machines and Summa F Series; Bruce Gathercole, focusing on hardware and the Dye Sub range – including exclusives with DGI printers, Monti Antonio Press, MS, Transjet Paper and Kiian Ink; and Paul Rizzatti, who’s has been brought in to look after all service in Melbourne and “continue to offer a high level of customer care for all the machines we sell.”

Pozitive profiled the new team members in a press release:

Warren Davey:

Warren originally started in the print industry by chance when applying for a service management position. He quickly became hooked with the endless creativity that you can find in this industry, from graphic arts to commercial print and seeing that the only limit is the customers imagination. Warren then progressed to a prepress applications specialist and from there to product management, sales, marketing and sales management of high end digital printing solutions and associated consumables. Warren was excited to join Pozitive as the first Melbourne team member and excited to be involved in the brands that Pozitive offer to the industry.

Warren is a passionate Bombers supporter, who loves spending time with his family – giving back to the community, restoring cars and enjoying everything that Melbourne has to offer in entertainment and culture.

Nicknames from Pozitive team: Waz, Wazza, Wazzup

Paul Rizzatti:

Paul originally started in the industry as an offset printer and then moved into large format and been working on large format printers for the last 12 years. Paul has had varied history employment working on a variety of machines from the smaller Roland / Mimaki / Epson machines up to the larger format flatbeds. Paul is excited to be working as the first tech in Melbourne and working with the brands that Pozitive offer – especially swissQprint, our major brand that we support and present in Australia.

Paul believes in commitment to customers and fits in perfectly with the Pozitive team goals of supporting Australian family business to be the best they can be.

Paul is a family man who is a mad F1 racing fan and supports the Richmond Tigers.

Nicknames from Pozitive team: Rizzo

Bruce Gathercole:

Bruce started in the industry in 1993 in dye sublimation. Bruce was able to strike up a conversation with Monti Antonio heat presses and started to represent them in Australia and has never looked back. Bruce has a wide range of knowledge of Dye sublimation and with Pozitive also heavily involved in this area of the industry. It was a perfect fit for Bruce to join the team and to bring across all his knowledge of the Monti Antonio brand. Bruce is excited to be part of the team and share his knowledge of the industry and continue to promote the dye sublimation industry. It is an industry where dye sublimation the applications are wide and varied and limited by the customers imagination. Some products out there are amazing and Bruce enjoys being part of the process for his clients.

Bruce is a family man – who loves to play tennis and golf – gets involved with his local church and is a passionate support of the Bombers.

Nicknames from the Pozitive Team: Gathers