Coating and ink transfer technology products manufacturer Apex International has partnered with DewaFlex to improve market support in France and Belgium.
As per the agreement, DewaFlex will focus on the offset/label markets in France and label market in Belgium.
The technical sales team of Apex will take care of the flexible packaging and corrugated industries in France and Belgium, also in the offset business.
DewaFlex, which is a commercial agent and distributor of flexo and related printing solutions throughout France and the Benelux, was founded in 2013. The company offers a range of flexo and offset products such as plate mounting machines, slitter/rewinders, mounting sleeves, and anilox rolls.
DewaFlex also offers solutions and services to optimize cleaning and maintenance of anilox rolls through their DewaClean program, that provides a self-developed daily cleaning products, ultrasonic cleaning machines and analysis services.
In the coming weeks, both the companies will carry out joint visits to educate the market on Apex’s anilox quality, in combination with DewaFlex’s product range and consultation services, including audits, volume measurements, cleaning and maintenance programs for anilox rollers.
Apex EMEA technical sales director Bas van der Poel said: “With the anilox roll as the heart of the printing process, the key to maintaining high quality and customer satisfaction is providing superior local technical support and services.
“Through our collaboration with DewaFlex, we now offer printers in France and Belgium additional expertise, in addition to our own highly established sales force in these regions.”
DewaFlex sales manager Niels Soenen said: “The intensive training we received on Apex products, technologies, services and the newly developed Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS) technology provided a clear understanding of the technical advantages.
"From my experience, I often receive feedback about a printer’s anilox suppliers, with positive response coming from Apex customers."
Apex partners with printing firms in order to enhance its overall printing performance and end results.