Glunz & Jensen and NELA Enter a Strategic Partnership
DENMARK—Dec. 17, 2012—Glunz & Jensen has sold its punch/bend activities to NELA Ternes Register Group. This is a part of a strategic partnership agreement with NELA to jointly support newspaper prepress solutions worldwide.
The cooperative arrangement—of Glunz & Jensen now promoting punch/bend equipment manufactured by NELA, and NELA promoting processing equipment manufactured by Glunz & Jensen—forms a very strong strategic partnership, providing proven automated plate handling solutions to newspapers worldwide.
Glunz & Jensen and NELA have more than 3000 in‐line systems for offset plate production installed in the newspaper industry and are the leading suppliers worldwide within their own business areas.
Glunz & Jensen’s headquarter for the Americas will remain in Granger, IN. NELA will continue to service and support the installed Glunz & Jensen base of punch/bend equipment from its operations in River Falls, WI.
About Glunz & Jensen
Glunz & Jensen is a leading supplier of solutions for the global prepress industry. Its main product areas are processors for the offset and flexo printing industry, iCtP platesetters and automation equipment. Based in Denmark, Glunz & Jensen has approximately 260 employees and subsidiaries and production facilities in Denmark, Slovakia, the United States, Italy and China.
The NELA group, consisting of NELA Brüder Neumeister GmbH, NELA USA and NELA Asia, forms the largest register and plate automation company in the printing industry worldwide. With our expertise in vision inspection and engineering we also produce high‐precision optical inspection devices for the rubber and plastics industry, as well as appliances for the health industry.
Source: Glunz & Jensen/NELA.