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Komori America Corporation and Highcon Announce Strategic Partnership

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Press release from the issuing company

Yavne, Israel - Komori America Corporation and Highcon, a global provider of digital cutting and creasing solutions, have entered into a strategic selling agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Komori America will sell and support the entire Highcon™ product line, including the world’s first production speed digital cutting and creasing machine. The partnership is integral to Komori’s overall strategy to create new value and richer communications through “connected print”—the ability to effectively connect various processes to Komori’s diverse functions with the latest technologies. 

Komori sees the Highcon digital finishing solutions as the perfect complement to its fleet of offset presses as well as the new Impremia IS29, 29-inch inkjet, sheetfed UV printing system. In addition to removing bottlenecks in the post-press process, the Highcon solutions also deliver increased design flexibility with its ability to produce intricate cutouts, etching, unique scoring capability and cut over creasing, perfect for print providers who want to offer a wide range of applications from unique packaging solutions to customization with variable data cutting, web-to-pack and even 3D modeling.
 
“We are very excited about this partnership because it underscores Komori’s commitment to helping our customers develop a successful path to becoming a print media enterprise with the ability to cover both analog and digital workflows—from print to finishing. It will allow our customers greater flexibility for delivering innovative applications and a faster time to market,” said Jacki Hudmon, Sr. VP New Business Development for Komori America.
 
Ron Kukla, Highcon Sales Director, Americas added, “The partnership with Komori America Corporation will help us reach a wide range of digital and conventional customers. The recognition of our revolutionary technology by Komori with their 100 years of focus on reliability and quality is a powerful endorsement. We look forward to the installation of the Highcon Euclid III at the Komori demo center towards the end of the year.”

 

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