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CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll
supplier Harper Corporation of America is
excited to share the locations for its upcom-
ing 2017 Harper Roadshow, which kicks off
in March. Attendees can learn more about
the latest technology and advancements
in the flexographic industry during these
complimentary one day seminars, filled
with valuable information and presenta-
tions from leading experts in the field.
Harper’s flexographic printing experts
will join forces with industry experts to
showcase how to incorporate cutting edge
flexographic technology and principles
into businesses and run operations more
efficiently and competitively.
Topics will appeal to a wide range of
professionals such as print managers, print
supervisors, prepress managers, graphic de-
signers, purchasing managers and general
managers, as well as ink, plate and prepress
The 2017 Harper Roadshow kicks off on
Thursday, March 9 and will be stopping in
the following locations:
• March 9: Sonoco Institute of Packag-
ing & Graphics, Clemson University,
• May 18: Mark Andy, Chesterfield, MO
• June 15: Fullerton College, Fullerton,
• Aug. 24: Nilpeter, Cincinnati, OH
• Oct. 19: Paper Converting Machine
Company (PCMC), Green Bay, WI
There is no charge to attend, but space is
limited. Reserve your spot today by visiting
Harper’s website at www.harperimage.com.
KBA North America Named Exclusive Distributor
for Iberica AG S.A .
DALLAS, TX—KBA North America announced it has
been named the North American exclusive distribu-
tor for the newly acquired Spanish medium and large
format flatbed diecutter manufacturer Iberica AG S.A .
by its parent company, Koenig & Bauer. The new subsidiary, KBA-Iberica Die Cutters S.A.,
is a Barcelona based producer of medium and large format flatbed die cutters for board and
corrugated packaging. The distributorship began Jan. 1 with sales, service and parts support
for new and existing customers.
KBA-Iberica Die Cutters S.A . develops, builds, distributes and services medium and large
format flatbed die cutters for the board and corrugated packaging market. Founded Jan. 1,
1940, Iberica has been dedicated for 77 years to the production of machinery for the print-
ing and packaging industry. It is the second largest manufacturer of diecutting and creasing
machines in the world.
Sun Chemical to Partner with Young
PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with Toronto based Young
Flexographic to provide packaging printers across Canada with quick access to conventional,
high definition and flat top dot printing plates.
“We’re pleased to have this partnership with Young Flexographic,” said Rod Staveley, presi-
dent of Sun Chemical Canada. “It strengthens our position in Canada by providing printing
plates that can be turned around quickly and helps to streamline our customers’ order
process. It also allows them to reduce their supplier base by utilizing Sun Chemical as a one
Young Flexographic also has an ongoing relationship with SunGraphics, Sun Chemical’s
printing plates division, which will allow for sharing of resources and insights.
“Having a print expert, combined with an experienced sales force with strong industry
knowledge all under one umbrella, is a true benefit to customers,” said Rick Young, president
and CEO of Young Flexographic. “We’re excited about the opportunity to partner with Sun
Chemical. Our combined knowledge and troubleshooting ability will bring great dividends
to our customers.”
BASF, GMZ Inc. Announce Distribution
CHARLOTTE, NC & WEST CHESTER, OH—BASF recently signed an exclusive distri-
bution agreement with GMZ Inc., a regional distributor of Azelis Americas. Through this
relationship, GMZ gains access to the dispersions and resins division of BASF.
“Authorizing GMZ Inc. is an important part of our strategy to promote growth and stream-
line our channel to the CASE market,” said Boone Pitts, distribution manager, BASF Disper-
sions & Resins Division, North America.
States included in these territories are Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky,
Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nebras-
ka, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont and West
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