Report: Heidelberg Eyes Digital Return

HEIDELBERG, GERMANY—Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, parent company of Heidelberg USA, is reportedly seeking a return to the digital printing arena in the form of a partnership. The German business newspaper Handelsblatt, citing an unnamed source within Heidelberg, said the company is in talks with Eastman Kodak. Heidelberg exited the digital printing market in 2004 after selling its NexPress unit to Kodak.

According to Handelsblatt, Heidelberg is also exploring partnership possibilities with other digital printing technology providers. A representative with Heidelberg USA had no comment on the report.

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