Bobst North America has named Apex North America as the preferred partner for its web-fed division in the US and Canada.
The agreement relates to Apex being the preferred anilox manufacturer for Bobst North America’s web-fed division, including flexible packaging, narrow web and pre-print presses.
Further, the agreement allows Bobst and Apex to work together to promote the Revo program in North America and the key added value around a solution-based offering to the market.
Apex noted that it remains the only anilox company to offer every possible engraving and roll composition in the market today, providing Bobst with a complete and full anilox selection from conventional to GTT to meet all of its web-fed customers printing and coating needs.
Todd Blumsack, vice president, web-fed business unit at Bobst North America, said: ‘We have a long working history together in the industry. We are bringing innovative development technology to projects, like Revo in the narrow web label and packaging industry.
‘The agreement will also work in the direction of promoting each other’s technology, as the seamless integration of our solutions, adding more value to the relationship with our clients in the American and Canadian printing and converting market.’
David McBeth, vice president of sales at Apex North America, added: ‘Apex and Bobst have been working together for many years globally. Now being chosen as the preferred vendor for anilox for the Bobst North America web-fed division flexibles, pre-print and the key partner for the Revo narrow web presses allows both companies to promote each other's technologies and the significant value they bring to our customers and prospects throughout the US and Canada.’