Southern Lithoplate and Esko Enter into Strategic Alliance in Commercial Print Sector
The core of Esko’s workflow platform is Automation Engine. The feature-rich, modular system fully automates the daily tasks in prepress production. Optional software modules add functionality.
Other members of the partnership program include color management expert X-Rite Pantone. Along with Esko, their combined capabilities allow commercial printers to bundle best-in-class solutions for themselves.
Esko is a global supplier of integrated solutions for packaging, sign and display finishing, commercial printing and professional publishing. Esko products and services help customers raise productivity, reduce time-to-market, lower costs, expand business and improve profitability. Esko software for artwork creation, structural design, pre-production, workflow automation, quality assurance and online collaboration support and manage the print processes at brand owners, retailers, designers and packaging manufacturers. Esko is headquartered in Gent, Belgium, and has R&D and manufacturing facilities in five European countries, the United States, China and India.
About Southern Lithoplate
Southern Lithoplate (SLP), headquartered in North Carolina, specializes in the manufacture, distribution and service of digital plates and associated products for targeted print markets. SLP enjoys a reputation for Quality, Value and Performance throughout the world. SLP and its Strategic Alliance partners provide customers with a full array of high-quality, value-driven solutions. SLP’s service infrastructure is designed to exceed the needs of the company’s customer markets. State-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are located in Jackson, TN, Grand Rapids, MI, and near the world-renowned Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.