FUJIFILM Integrated Inkjet Solutions and Kao Collins Partner
FUJIFILM Integrated Inkjet Solutions announced it has entered into an agreement with Kao Collins to strengthen inkjet imprinting solutions for the commercial imprinting industry. Through the combined efforts of Fujifilm and Kao Collins, customers will experience expanded service options and extended parts availability for inkjet print system hardware. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
The two companies will collaborate to support Fujifilm’s sales of the X-BAR POWERED BY FUJIFILM INKJET TECHNOLOGY system for digital imprinting in the direct mail and transactional printing markets. The X-BAR product launched in 2021 is embedded with innovative inkjet printbar technologies from both Fujifilm and Kao Collins.
Bringing a combined 70 years of experience in the inkjet solutions field, the new collaboration between Fujifilm and Kao Collins broadens the scope of experienced technical resources and strengthens the service available to customers. The worldwide business networks of each of Fujifilm and Kao Collins provide an expanded base of technical support to print service providers seeking to improve the way they add variable content to direct mail and transactional print, among other commercial printing applications.
“Both Fujifilm and Kao Collins bring to their collaboration unique, proven track records for providing world-class technology, customer service and technical support,” said Greg Balch, vice president and general manager of the FUJIFILM Integrated Inkjet Solutions group. “Together, we can offer expanded solutions with best-in-class technology from both companies.”
“This business agreement allows each company to focus on its strengths in the marketplace. By partnering with Fujifilm, Kao Collins' hardware, software, and ink technologies are now offered on a larger scale,” said Chris Rogers, VP, Kao Collins. “Moreover, partnering with Fujifilm creates more resources with all the right capabilities to support the X-BAR POWERED BY FUJIFILM INKJET TECHNOLOGY system. It allows Kao Collins to remain focused on the market's critical technical support and adoption needs.”
The preceding press release was provided by a company unaffiliated with Wide-format Impressions. The views expressed within do not directly reflect the thoughts or opinions of Wide-format Impressions.