Slovakia joins the Bellissima Network: Hamillroad appoints Plastex as Bellissima Trade Shop in Eastern Europe
16 December 2020
CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM – Prepress company Hamillroad Software announced today that it appoints Plastex, a flexographic plate-maker, to take its Bellissima DMS screening to the Slovakia and Hungary market.
Slovakia and other regions in Eastern Europe have received significant investment and grants to support growing businesses. Production companies within the FMCG space are receiving considerable investment from the European Union.
Plastex operates across two locations, supplying flexographic printing plates to printers across Slovakia and Hungary, and maintains direct relationships with brand owners.
Klaudia Maňúrová, Production Manager, Plastex, comments: “We approached Hamillroad after receiving interest from our printing clients who want to trial the Bellissima screening technology. We were intrigued to plate and print the ultra-HD flexo results ourselves.”
“We have over 20 years of experience in flexo plate-making, and our customers rely on us to provide them with cutting edge technologies to stay competitive. We look forward to working with Hamillroad and Bellissima to provide our customers with next-generation flexo. The whole team at Plastex is very pleased to secure a position within the growing Bellissima Network and can share this good news with our clients – a new horizon in flexo!”
Plastex will provide Bellissima DMS using MacDermid LUX ITP 60 and DuPont plates to its customers.
Commenting from MacDermid Graphics Solutions, Bryce Benson, Territory Manager Nordics, Baltics, CIS, said: “Bellissima screening along with LUX ITP 60 technology is a proven solution to improve quality and consistency in flexo printing. With multiple plate and screening software options available, we are pleased Plastex chose to work with Hamillroad using our plates.”
Danielle Kinsella, Marketing Director, Hamillroad, adds: “We are pleased to welcome Plastex to our network of Bellissima trade shops and converters – they are a fantastic fit, and we expect them to be very successful.”
“We’ve received significant interest in Bellissima from all around the world. The interest is coming from all stakeholders, but especially from flexible packaging printers looking to source plates. The network launched last month, and its members are already collaborating across projects with global brands looking to adopt Bellissima for flexo as a cheaper alternative to gravure,” concludes Danielle.
If you are a printer wishing to try Bellissima on press, please visit the Bellissima Network page on the Hamillroad website: www.hamillroad.com/the-bellissima-network/
We are growing our Bellissima Network in countries where we do not have a trade shop member. If you are interested in supplying Bellissima DMS as part of your flexographic printing business, please get in touch via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the form online: www.hamillroad.com/bellissima-resellers/
About Hamillroad Software
Hamillroad Software is a global supplier of software solutions for the prepress industry. Hamillroad solutions help customers save time and money during all stages of the printing process while also improving the final printed image fidelity.
Hamillroad Software specializes in Digitally Modulated Screening, which provides unparalleled screening technology for Lithographic (Auraia DMS) and Flexographic (Bellissima DMS) printing.
Hamillroad Software has its headquarters in Cambridge, UK, and partners with resellers and OEMs worldwide to distribute and sell their solutions. For more information on Hamillroad and their products, please visit their website at www.hamillroad.com
Plastex specializes in packaging and offers customers a complete service: from graphic design, through technology preparation of printing, to production and delivery of packaging material.
Founded in 1993, Plastex has more than 20 years of investment in innovation; we guarantee to supply our customers with the best products. Predominantly providing Central Europe, we supply flexo printing plates to more than 100 companies across Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Austria.
Thirteen prepress operators work across several production lines daily; Plastex’s entire production control system is certified, according to STN EN ISO 9001: 2015 standards certified by PQM.
Our goal is the production of quality products and providing a flexible service. We have won several awards for our products, but the greatest recognition is our customers’ satisfaction. www.plastex.sk
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