Aniken Graphics International, a joint venture between Hamillroad Software and Apex International, has confirmed Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) as an approved trade shop to supply plates made using the Bellissima digitally modulated screening (DMS) technology to the German label market.
COE a pre-press company providing a full service including the manufacture of plates, sleeves and screens.
Nick Harvey, Aniken Graphics managing director, said: ‘We met with a number of trade shops and have chosen our partners for phase one based on their proven track records and commitment to providing their customers, brands and printers with the very best flexo technologies.
‘COE has demonstrated that it looks proactively at new ways to advance itself and its customers in the market through investments in new technologies, Bellissima DMS being the latest example of this.’
Michael Halfar, business development manager at COE, commented: ‘We see Bellissima as a great tool and fitting to our customer’s needs. We are very excited to be part of phase one. We have seen that Hamillroad consists of a team with vast knowledge and enthusiasm and this is more than encouraging to be part of something that new.’
Phase one sales of Bellissima DMS includes trade shops, converters and flexographic printers currently using Apex GTT anilox rolls and sleeves together with MacDermid Graphics Solutions’ Lux ITP 60 or DuPont EFX plates.
Chespa has been included in the phase one selection of Bellissima DMS trade shops, covering Austria and Poland.