The partnership gives Fujifilm customers access to Zund’s cutting technologies and provides ‘a comprehensive solution for packaging, marketing materials and signage'
| A Zund G3 cutting table - distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Starleaton
“FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announced a collaboration with Zund America, Inc., a company providing highly sought-after cutting solutions for processing a wide variety of materials today, including corrugated display and packaging and sign and display materials, as well as folding carton applications,” said a Fujifilm press release.
“We are pleased to work alongside Zund America, Inc., to answer the needs of our customers looking for cost-effective, successful cutting solutions,” said Todd Zimmerman, division president, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division.
“As we move into the future of printing, and as integration and automation become increasingly important, it was critical for us to continue to evolve as it relates to finishing. With our combined efforts, Fujifilm and Zund America, Inc.’s digital cutting systems will offer specialized resources designed for professionals that need to deliver high quality and diverse products under tight turnarounds in an evolving market.”
Under the new partnership, FUJIFILM North America will market and sell all of the digital cutting systems available from Zund America to print service providers in the U.S. and Canada. Zund America cutting systems will complement Fujifilm solutions from the Acuity LED 1600 printers to the modular OnsetX Series of printers and beyond.
Meanwhile, Zund UK announced a new partnership with inkjet printer manufacturer Inca Digital, a company whose products FUJIFILM North America distributes worldwide. This new partnership enables customers to benefit from "a complete workflow solution from prepress automation, cloud-based set-up, print job completion and direct to cut finishing."
In Australia and New Zealand, Zund is distributed and supported exclusively by Starleaton: