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(L-R) Shane Govert, product marketing manager, Fujifilm North America and Darren Pickford, sales and marketing manager, Edale
Fujifilm has agreed to distribute Edale's range of flexographic label and packaging printing presses across North and South America, complementing its label and packaging product portfolio.
Joining forces also means that Edale will be able to expand its offering to include Fujifilm's range of inks, plates, LED curing and imprinting technologies as part of a total package.
James Boughton, Edale's managing director said, 'We are delighted to extend our cooperation to represent our range of flexographic presses. By combining with Fujifilm's extensive range of technologies and consumables, I believe that together we can now offer a profitable and productive package for our customers.
'Utilising technology developed in-house and in partnership with industry leading partners means that Edale remains agile, giving us the ability to provide high quality bespoke solutions for the evolving packaging market,' added Mr Boughton.
'We chose Edale for our flexo printing platform because of its solid 60 year history in building state of the art presses, and the ability to add value with Fujifilm's unique technology, provide compelling solutions for efficient package printing to our customers,' commented Todd Zimmerman, division president, Fujifilm North America.
As part of the arrangement an FL3 six-colour flexo press will be installed at Fujifilm's US demonstration centre near Chicago. Edale press technology will also be showcased on the Fujifilm booth at this year's Labelexpo Americas in Chicago.