Visutech to distribute first digital UV embossing press in Nordic Countries

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Rosh Ha'ayin – Scodix Ltd., the leading developer of digital enhancement presses, has appointed Visutech, the leading company of digital solutions especially designed for the graphic sector, as their distribution partner for the Nordic Countries. With Scodix's flagship, the Scodix1200 Digital UV Embossing Press and Visutech's established recognition in the region, this partnership is in position to take Scandinavian by storm.

Scodix in Partnership with Visutech
Scodix strategy of attracting professional business partners in Europe has resulted in a team that will be hard to beat. Scodix and Visutech have recently concluded an agreement for the distribution, sales and marketing of Scodix digital UV enhancement presses, inks and services in Scandinavia and Nordic countries.

Visutech is a well known distributor of equipment to the Scandinavian printing industry. With a large customer base in the region, Visutech knows it needs to provide the best and most comprehensive set of solutions to keep its customers ahead of the competition.

"We are excited to be able to offer our customers the innovative digital UV embossing press and to widen our range of solutions into the digital printing and finishing world ", says Jan-Olof Jungersten, CEO and founder of Visutech. "There is a great demand in the Northern European countries for personalized printed applications and with the Scodix solution we can now offer our customers a full digital enhancement solution in-house" added Mr. Jungersten.

"Visutech is the perfect partner to head our efforts in Scandinavia. They have an excellent reputation and extensive knowledge of printing solutions" says Kobi Bar, CEO and founder of Scodix. "It is a perfect match for our company and we are confident that this is the right relationship for us to capture the huge possibilities that this market offers" added Mr. Bar.

The Scodix1200
The Scodix1200 Digital UV Embossing Press, is scheduled for release immediately following IPEX 2010, that will take place from May 18 – 25, 2010 in Birmingham, UK. The Scodix1200 enables effortlessly digital embossing of selective areas (gloss or matte) on printed media with a unique and thick varnish of up to 70 microns, dual-sided, thereby enriching the printed application with an embossing effect that gives dimensionality and texture to images and words.

Its easy-to-use digital interface supports Variable Data Embossing (VDE) for personalized applications, such as greeting cards, business cards, invitations, and stationary applications as well as photo albums and other W2P applications. The Scodix1200 is ideal for short, medium and long runs, it stores all image data digitally from a PC, works with both PDF and Tiff files in a variety of formats including B2 and A3 (up to 50x70cm / 19x27 inch) and accepts a wide selection of substrates (135-500 gr/m2).

Scodix at IPEX 2010
Ipex is the largest English-speaking global technology event for print, publishing and media. Ipex 2010 will take place from Tuesday 18th May to Tuesday 25th May 2010 at The National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England. In 2006, Ipex attracted over 100,000 visitors, 40% of which came from overseas covering over 159 countries – more than any other Graphic Arts exhibition before. The digital enhancement press the Scodix1200, will be launched at IPEX 2010 in Birmingham from May 18 – 25, 2010. Hall 12, Stand B120.