Komori America Partners with Diversified Graphic Machinery

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL—September 7, 2010—Komori America Corp., a manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Diversified Graphic Machinery, a manufacturer of advanced technology and a provider of high-end packaging solutions for the printing industry. The partnership will allow Komori customers operating Lithrone presses to benefit from a complete, streamlined solution for either entering into the packaging industry or expanding existing capabilities on packaging applications.

Integrating Diversified Graphic Machinery’s advanced Cold Foil and Cast and Cure technology with the advanced technology of Komori’s Lithrone line of presses will provide a wide range of possibilities for business profitability in the growing packaging industry. Utilizing environmentally-friendly UV Cast and Cure and Cold Foil technology, print providers can cost-effectively create eye-catching holographic effects on packages to achieve a higher visual impact. Additionally, Diversified Graphic Machinery’s Iijima hot foil stamping, embossing, die cutting, stripping, and blanking solutions as well as Gluing solutions will make it possible for print providers to diversify their offerings as well as become more competitive within the packaging industry.

“This partnership unites the power of our print technology with Komori’s high-performance machines to provide customers with eco-friendly, value-added packaging solutions,” said Michael DeBard, founder and president of Diversified Graphic Machinery. “We have worked with Komori for years and are pleased to officially partner with them in offering the ability to produce stunning effects on an array of substrates.”

“We are excited about the opportunities this agreement creates for our customers,” said Paul Peyrebrune, vice president of sales for Komori’s Western Region. “Diversified Graphic Machinery’s technology is an excellent complement to our presses and sustainability initiatives. The company’s innovative systems are an eco-friendly and cost-effective way for our customers to excel in the lucrative packaging market.”

About Komori America Corp.
Tokyo-based Komori Corp., a premier manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, provides world class technology especially suited for today’s highly competitive printing marketplace. Delivering the highest level in print quality coupled with impressively fast makeready and JDF connectivity through open systems architecture, Komori presses help printers achieve higher productivity levels essential for increased margins and business growth. Komori America Corp. is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, IL and manages a sales and service organization throughout North America.

About Diversified Graphic Machinery

New Jersey- based Diversified Graphic Machinery offers advanced print finishing solutions for Cast and Cure, Cold Foil, Hot Foil Stamping, Embossing, Die Cutting, Stripping, Blanking, and Gluing. Diversified Graphic Machinery brings new and innovative solutions to clients that are seeking advanced print technology. Diversified Graphic Machinery is the exclusive North American distributor for Iijima High Speed Presses. Visit www.dgmna.com for more information.

Source: Company press release.

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