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Tech-ni-Fold Appoints Horizon As Its Exclusive Agent in Japan to Sell its Market-Leading Range of Post Press Solutions

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Tech-ni-Fold Ltd is delighted to announce the landmark appointment of leading print finishing machine manufacturer Horizon, as the sole distributor in Japan of its unique creasing, micro-perforating and cutting solutions compatible with all of the world’s leading makes and models of folding, stitching and binding machines.

With over 110,000 unit sales of its Tri-Creaser technology alone recorded worldwide in its 21 year history, Tech-ni-Fold’s technology and expertise has long been recognised by many of the leading global machine manufacturers in our industry. Tech-nifold’s “sophisticatedly value-added solutions can satisfy the customers in Japan who always require high quality products” comments Mr. Susumu Miyazaki, who is the Managing Director of Horizon Japan, Inc.

“When you think about the very best print finishing innovators in the world, Horizon are at the very summit, that’s why I am delighted with this exciting collaboration. I can’t wait to see how the combination of our technologies impact in the Japanese domestic market, it can only be a positive step forward, watch this space!” comments Tech-ni-Fold Director and Tri-Creaser Innovator, Graham Harris.

Fibre-cracking is a problem well-known by printers and print finishers all around the world, affecting heavily printed thick paper and card stocks at the folding stage. Tech-ni-Fold’s Tri-Creaser is the world’s first and only rotary retro-fit creasing solution proven to quickly and easily eliminate the fibre-cracking effect by its patented softer creasing application. The Tri-Creaser has proven time and again to instantly and dramatically save countless hours and many thousands in bindery production costs.

Horizon Japan recognises the added value of offering Tech-ni-Fold’s creasing technology and other leading tooling solutions as it seeks to become a complete solutions provider to its Japanese customer base. “This new cooperation encourages Horizon Japan to jump to the 1 st stage as a solutions provider. We can have lots of opportunities to provide Tech-ni-Fold’s new solutions to Horizon customers” continues Mr. Susumu Miyazaki.

In addition to offering solutions for Horizon machinery such as their successful Stitch-Liner and BQBinder range of machines, Horizon Japan commit to expanding their reach to offer the Tech-ni-Fold solutions compatible with other manufacturers machines, such as Heidelberg/Stahl, MBO, Müller Martini and more into the Japanese market.

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