Tampa, Fla. – My Press Needs (MPN) and Manroland Sheetfed North America have announced a new sales and marketing partnership. Effective immediately, Manroland Sheetfed North America will represent MPN’s Crest™ Clamshell product line throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, with exclusivity in the packaging, corrugated, publishing, commercial printing, point of purchase display/retail graphics markets.
“Since we expanded into the large format market with our Crest 2.5M platen die cutting press, we’ve been seeking a like-minded partner to help us penetrate the packaging sector,” said MPN President Rob Weidhaas. “Like us, Manroland is a respected niche company. And their business philosophy matches ours - exceptional customer service, integrity, and high-quality products. This partnership is a great fit that will benefit both companies’ customers by offering a complete system solution.”
Sean Springett, Manroland Sheetfed North America CEO/Managing Director, said the addition of the Crest platen die cutter to Manroland’s product portfolio is “a partnership rooted in a mantra, ‘know your value.’ Over the years, MPN has leveraged knowledge of its customers' business to design an industry-leading, feature-rich machine with technological breakthroughs in platen design. Simply put, the most well-engineered platen die cutter in existence. We’re proud to represent the Crest product line and look forward to developing synergies between Manroland and Crest clients alike.”
About MPN My Press Needs, LLC was founded by Rob Weidhaas in 2000 as a complete die cutting resource to the print finishing, packaging and general converting industries. Today the full-service company specializes in the development, engineering and sales of clamshell presses worldwide, along with consulting and training on die cutting processes. Its service division, MPN Services, provides Crest Clamshell service and maintenance. For more information about MPN, visit mypressneeds.com.