manroland, Océ Forge Inkjet Agreement
AUGSBURG, GERMANY—Offset printing specialist manroland AG and Océ Printing Systems, a manufacturer of digital high-performance continuous feed printing systems, have forged a partnership of sorts regarding inkjet-based digital printing solutions for the graphic arts industry.
Starting next year, manroland and Océ will jointly offer digital printing solutions including consulting, systems, services and materials. The companies will supply solutions that cover all of the manufacturing steps within the graphic arts industry by combining print data management and digital and offset printing, as well as post processing.
manroland will make its entry into digital printing and build up its own digital printing competence step-by-step. Océ will receive access to new customer segments and will have the opportunity to considerably extend its market share in the graphic arts industry.