Agfa-Gevaert to acquire Inca Digital Printers
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The Agfa-Gevaert Group has announced that it will acquire Inca Digital Printers, subject to meeting and obtaining customary conditions and approvals. The acquisition strengthens the company’s position in high speed digital printing and brings an additional focus on packaging printing markets.
‘The Inca acquisition is a major step in Agfa’s transformation. Digital printing is a profitable growth engine for the group with a tremendous potential that will be further accelerated by the addition of Inca,’ said Pascal Juéry, president and CEO of the Agfa-Gevaert Group.
Inca Digital Printers is a Cambridge UK based developer and manufacturer of advanced high speed printing and production technologies for sign and display applications as well as for the rapidly growing digital printing market for packaging.
The acquisition encompasses the portfolio of existing high speed multi pass printers, including a strong service organisation, a newly designed line of single pass printers for several packaging applications as well as a joint development of a customised in line print engine in collaboration with leading corrugator manufacturer BHS Corrugated.