ZEBEX appoints Maxa Technologies as UK distributor

Certified distributor of printers, peripherals and services strengthens position in the UK market with the ZEBEX scanner range

Maxa Technologies, (Maxatec) approved distributor of printers, peripherals and services, has signed a UK distributor agreement with global Auto-ID developer, ZEBEX. This agreement signifies an important development in Maxatecs  strategy for developing its distribution business in the UK market and the ZEBEX scanner portfolio expands its range of existing peripheral products for the POS and Auto ID Markets

ZEBEX has been at the forefront of the Auto-ID industry for nearly twenty years, developing, manufacturing, and marketing a full range of barcode scanning products and solutions. With headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, and branch office in Shanghai, China, ZEBEX extends its reach across the globe via a large distribution network.

Mr John Chen, president of ZEBEX said: We have been looking to expand into the UK and Maxatec offers the perfect foil for us to reach this key market. Maxa Technologies has a strong understanding of the scanner marketplace especially in the areas of POS and Auto ID both being key areas for us.

Maxatec will be distributing ZEBEXs hands-free, hand-held Laser and CCD Scanners as well as its Scan Modules. These incorporate single and omni-directional capabilities, as well as wireless technology.  Initially Maxatec will be promoting Scanners specifically targeted at the POS market, including the Z-3051 HS and BT, Z-3080, Z-6070, Z-3060, A-50M.  The ZEBEX hands-free scanners are suitable for busy retail environments, convenience stores and pharmacies in particular. The hand-held scanners are used across areas such as point of sale to warehousing, shipping and managing inventories. The wired and wireless hand-held solutions help accelerate businesses and streamline customers product databases- with applications ranging from document tracking, office management, point of sale, stock control, inventory management and logistics tracking.

The ZEBEX scan modules work with ATM machines and lottery ticket readers, with applications ranging through self-service kiosks, ATM banking, lottery ticket readers, production lines management, price checkers and gaming machines.

Andrea Percival, director of Maxatec said: This agreement to distribute ZEBEX products in the UK predominantly for use in the POS and Auto-ID Markets moves us towards becoming a one-stop shop for the resellers. It is especially important to us as the ZEBEX range of scanners is of exceptional quality and very competitively priced.  Percival went on to say We are extremely selective about our Supply Chain Partners, and work hard to ensure that not only are the products right for our market but that the Supply Partner has a flexible and dynamic approach to the market, and is willing to work closely with us in all aspects.  Maxatec is not a box-shifter, we are a Value Added Distributor and Service Provider in every sense. We are highly delighted that ZEBEX have selected Maxatec as their key partner in the UK.


About Maxatec

Maxa Technologies is an ISO 9001-2000 certified distributor of printers, peripherals and services. Maxa Technologies product portfolio includes Cognitive barcode label printers, Cognitive RFID printers, industrial label printers from TSC and Imaje, NiceLabel label design software, TPG point-of-sale printers, Extech portable receipt printers, NCR integrated touch-screen and EPOS terminals, cash drawers, media (paper, label, ribbons), spare parts and in-house service capabilities, maintenance contracts and on-site service. Maxa Technologies offers expertise in many areas including barcode label printing, RFID printing, portable/wireless printing - WiFi 802.11, IrDA Bluetooth, receipt & ticket printing as well as:

  • RFID labeling and barcode printing
  • Wristband printing, event ticketing and entrance ticketing
  • Mono- and two-colour receipt printing receipts, coupons and vouchers
  • Portable and wireless receipting at the point-of-sales or point-of-service
  • Touch screen and modular EPOS terminals and cash drawers.



Heading to the 20th year in the Auto-ID industry, ZEBEX is dedicated to design, manufacture, market and service barcode scanning products and solutions. In addition to scanners, ZEBEX has built up a comprehensive product line of terminal products which actually has further strengthened the core of competition of ZEBEX. Thanks for its contribution. The annual revenues of ZEBEX have been breaking new records every year since 2005.

Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, ZEBEX also has set up a branch office in Shanghai, China in 2000. Its product line includes handheld scanners, hands-free scanners, in-counter scanners, portable data terminals, fixed data terminals and scan modules. Those finely-diversified and cost-efficient products are fully-ranged to fit different and various circumstances of application.

ZEBEX runs a strong R&D team with detailed, comprehensive and advanced capabilities, and is well managed along with the supervised, efficient and accomplished production lines, together aiming to manufacture the most desired products for all clients. Also, its well-trained professional sales & marketing team holds their active, aggressive and considerate attitudes putting customers situations as their own.

There are numerous core technologies and techniques are invented and patented by ZEBEX. By utilizing dual laser diodes, ZEBEX hands-free scanners deliver the industrys most comprehensive scan pattern, enabling up to 3,600 scans per second over 33% greater than our closet competition. Z-SCAN technology, providing real-time decoding capabilities, generates fascinating shorter transaction times and increases overall scanning efficiency. Also, the emerging awareness of aesthetics importance is demonstrated by ZEBEX as Z-1071 is honored by iF Product Design Award 2007. Simply, ZEBEX utilizes every possibility and surprises you from time to time.

ZEBEX products are distributed in Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America and South Africa. With 106 distributors worldwide, ZEBEX products are penetrated widely around the globe, assisting to enhance efficiency and productivity in all-sized business. Still, ZEBEX is profoundly moving on to its 3rd decade with all sincere partners.


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