Atlanta, Georgia, USA – May 18, 2016: MacDermid Graphics Solutions has successfully finalized a collaborative partnership with Comexi, a leading company specializing in machinery solutions for the flexible packaging converting industry. The collaboration will combine the strength of MacDermid’s plate offerings with Comexi’s press technology solutions in order to provide quality and productivity benefits before, during and after print.
“Collaborative partnerships are a vital pillar of our market and innovation strategy,” said Ryan Vest, Global Director of Innovation at MacDermid Graphics Solutions. He continued, “We are pleased to have a valued partner of the caliber of Comexi to work with towards our combined goal of pushing the boundaries of flexographic printing. Innovation through collaboration is truly what will move flexographic printing to the next level.”
Comexi - Over Sixty Years of Equipment Manufacturing for the Flexible Packaging Industry
Comexi’s commitment to sustainable innovation through research and technological designs is aimed at creating machines that are efficient, reliable, and energy intelligent. Combined with MacDermid’s innovative photopolymer plate offerings, this will push the boundaries of flexo print capabilities. Expanding the capabilities of flexography is not only a function of print quality, but also productivity - and Comexi’s innovative technologies deliver on both accounts.
“We are pleased to partner with MacDermid”, said David Centelles, Comexi CTec and Corporate Marketing Director. He added, “MacDermid’s trust in Comexi’s experience to develop new strategies for increasing print productivity is especially important. With our high performance developments for this revolutionary industry, these synergies with MacDermid - linked together with innovative solutions - are key to the development of the future of package printing.”
Flexo plate solutions
As a result of the partnership, MacDermid and Comexi will collaborate to:
• Develop innovative solutions for customers around the globe
• Further thought leadership through engaging in industry events and publications
• Utilize the combined capabilities of both companies for expanding end-user knowledge through training sessions and other customer-focused events.
Comexi has extensive experience in manufacturing equipment for the flexible packaging conversion industry. A world leader, it runs five product lines, each specialized in a different conversion process: flexography printing, offset printing, rotogravure printing, laminating, slitting and logistic complements. The company has more than 36,000 sqm distributed over three production centers in Riudellots de la Selva (Girona, Spain), Brazil and Italy and utilizes its widespread sales network extending over 100 countries to provide each client a response to their exact needs.
Comexi includes the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center where the company provides support and transfers its knowledge to the various groups involved in the flexible printing industry process. For more information, visit www.comexi.com
About MacDermid Graphics Solutions
MacDermid Graphics Solutions is a leader in the manufacturing and marketing of flexographic printing plates used in the packaging industry. MacDermid Graphics Solutions is a division of MacDermid Performance Solutions, a global specialty chemicals company serving the diversified needs of the Electronics, Industrial, Offshore and Printing industries. To learn more about MacDermid Graphics Solutions, visit www.macdermid.com/graphics.