Xeikon Names Canflexographics Canadian Distributor
ITASCA, IL, and BURLINGTON, ONTARIO—November 20, 2012—Xeikon, an innovator in digital color printing technology, and Canflexographics Ltd., a leading distributor of flexographic capital equipment and peripherals, are pleased to announce that effective November 20, 2012, Canflexographics Ltd. will be a representative of the Xeikon label and document printing digital presses, as well as the entire line of ThermoFlexX digital imagers for flexo and letterpress plates in Canada.
"Digital printing provides the perfect answer for short- and medium-runs, as well as quick turnaround times, while the long runs continue to rely on flexographic printing," said Michael V. Ring, president of Xeikon America. "Xeikon is the only equipment manufacturer capable of offering solutions for both flexo platemaking and digital label and package printing."
"We are very pleased to be working with Canflexographics," added Ring. "Kelly Roberts and his team of well-respected professionals will provide education and support to our Canadian clients, as well as enable direct access to our digital printing and platemaking solutions."
Kelly Roberts, president of Canflexographics, added that Xeikon is an innovator in digital printing technology, and provides tested and proven solutions. "The support and the open dialog we have received from the entire Xeikon team shows their desire to connect and educate all partners and clients—a key component in our decision to work with this superior organization."
Roberts also notes that Xeikon's key business principals of Profitability—through higher productivity, unmatched quality, flexibility and sustainability—clearly shows a commitment to ensure that clients are competitive in an ever changing economy and marketplace. "We are excited to move forward with the Xeikon and ThermoFlexX product lines in Canada."
Xeikon NV (XEI: AEX) is an innovator in digital printing technology. The company designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and application-specific toners.
As an OEM supplier, Xeikon designs and produces plate makers for newspaper offset printing applications. Xeikon also manufactures basysPrint computer-to-plate (CtP) solutions for the commercial printing market. These proven CtP systems combine the latest exposure techniques with cost-efficient UV plate technology, high-imaging quality and flexibility.
For the flexographic market, Xeikon offers digital platemaking systems under the ThermoFlexX brand name. ThermoFlexX systems provide high resolution plate exposure including screening, color management, as well as workflow management.
All the Xeikon solutions are designed with the overarching principles of profitability, quality, flexibility and sustainability in mind. With these guiding principles and a deep, intimate knowledge of its customers, Xeikon continues to be one of the industry's leading innovators of products and solutions.