Xeikon / EFI – Exclusive partnership for digital label printing
THE NETHERLANDS / USA • Electronics For Imaging (EFI) and Xeikon are cooperating regarding digital label printing. Xeikon, a division of Flint Group, provides exclusive worldwide sales, service and support for the EFI Jetrion digital label and narrow web inkjet printing systems.
As part of the announced partnership, the Jetrion product line will complement Xeikon’s digital label press portfolio. Thus, Xeikon will continue the direct sales of Jetrion digital label printing systems as part of the company’s portfolio of digital dry toner and UV inkjet presses for the self-adhesive label market.
According to the both companies, digital label and narrow web printing systems meet the growing demand for shorter runs, versioning, faster turnarounds and inventory reduction, while increasing customers’ margin potential on short-run label quantities of 100 or less up to runs of 50,000 or more.
Based in Silicon Valley in the USA, EFI is a supplier of digital printing solutions and announced satisfying results for 2016 (read here). Recently, at Labelexpo Europe, EFI presented a new version of its Packaging Suite.
Xeikon is a division of Flint Group since 2015. At Labelexpo Europe Flint exhibited for the first time with its three divisions . At Brussels Expo NarrowWebTech also talked with Xeikon’s CEO Benoit Chatelard about digital printing, the latest additions to the company’s portfolio and the future of label printing. Please take a look on the video with Benoit Chatelard in this post!