QuadTech appoints Zol Plastic agent for flexographic market in Mexico

QuadTech finalizes network of Mexican agents, now offering local support for flexo, gravure, commercial and newspaper printers

Sussex, Wisconsin, USA—8 July, 2014—The announcement of Zol Plastic, (SA de CV, Mexico City), to support Mexico's flexographic converters, completes QuadTech's local agent support network that now serves each market sector in the country. The combined benefits of Zol Plastic's renowned local knowledge and QuadTech's automated press control expertise, will improve print quality, and production efficiency for Mexican-based flexo converters.

QuadTech Inspection System Cameras
Javier Zenil, Managing
director, Zol Plastic

In a competitive market, brands competing for sales and shelf space seek product uniformity and repeatability, and printers need to deliver this assurance. QuadTech solutions help printers meet these demands and gain a competitive edge by maintaining color accuracy 100% of the time, at full press speeds. This produces predictable results that reduce waste and manufacturing time, as well as improving throughput and margins.

Javier Zenil, Managing director, Zol Plastic, says, “The packaging market in Mexico is very dynamic and as it continues to grow converters are receiving increased demands for high-quality functionality, print consistency, and recyclability. We see QuadTech as a technology leader, dedicated to developing innovative systems that increase print repeatability and profitability, to help printers and converters meet the changing demands of their customers.”

QuadTech Inspection System Cameras
José Carlos Valverde,
QuadTech Sales Manager
for Latin America

“We are pleased to welcome Zol Plastic as our agent for the flexographic market in Mexico,” said José Carlos Valverde, QuadTech Sales Manager for Latin America. “With ten years of experience in representing leading graphic arts suppliers to the flexographic and gravure sectors, Zol Plastic is well placed to sell, install and provide support for QuadTech systems. Our team for Mexico is now complete, with Mexican agents dedicated to all the major print market sectors. This provides us with a unique depth of expertise, local support and compelling competitive advantage.”

Other QuadTech agents in Mexico are Amigra Mexico (phone: +52 7773 160076) for gravure packaging printers, and ROTAWEB S.A.P.I. de C.V. (Phone: +52 55 5202 6147) for commercial and newspaper printers.

Among the QuadTech solutions for flexographic applications are:

  • QuadTech Color Quality Solution, the world’s first in-line color measurement and ink control for packaging presses. It features automatic sharing and processing of color data between in-line color measurement from QuadTech’s SpectralCam™ and off-line color measurement systems from industry leaders. With this new system, color quality stays consistently high while downtime and waste are dramatically reduced.
  • QuadTech Inspection System with SpectralCam™, inspects 100% of the web 100% of the time, and provides print data including L*a*b* and TVI data for precise color management. The system can inspect paper and opaque, translucent and transparent films at full press speeds.
  • QuadTech DataCentral® collects and stores data from print runs. The system can integrate with existing software to provide intelligent reports for optimal productivity and absolute traceability.
  • QuadTech PDF Verification System compares artwork to a printed sample, deemed perfect after make-ready, ensuring the correct press setup and precise, accurate print.

About BALDWIN | Vision Systems (formerly QuadTech)

BALDWIN’s Vision Systems division is the world’s leading innovator of advanced color and inspection technology for the printing industry. BALDWIN | Vision Systems sells its automated control systems in more than 100 countries to the packaging and converting markets, web offset newspaper and commercial markets, and publication gravure market. BALDWIN maintains a worldwide network of sales and service operations, and is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partner, the investment arm of multi-billion dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller.

Contacts:

Craig Du Mez, BALDWIN | Vision Systems
Phone: +1 414 566 7500
Email: craig.dumez@quadtechworld.com

Clare Porter, Bespoke
Phone: +44 (0) 1737 215200
Email: quadtech@bespoke.co.uk

Zol Plastic Contact Information:

Zol Plastic S.A de C.V.
Ing. Javier Zenil G.
Ing. Tere Almaraz N.
Phone: +52 55 5329 4935
Mobile: +52 155 5435 4460
Email: zolplastic@prodigy.net.mx

24-hour technical assistance is also available from QuadTech headquarters in the USA (English only): phone 001-414-566-7373.

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