Esko, an integrated software and hardware solutions developer for the global labels and packaging market, has announced a new partnership with Kissel + Wolf Australia to distribute its range of packaging prepress software.
Esko Oceania regional marketing and channels manager Scott Thompson said the agreement would see Kissel + Wolf Australia as a dealer of Esko software such as its packaging management solution WebCenter, new cloud-based Automation Engine, and structural design software for packaging, ArtiosCAD.
Thompson added that developing advances in software technology to drive accuracy, operational efficiency and productivity across the print and packaging value chains is key for Esko as it continues to bring innovations to market and delivering outstanding value to its customers.
“This is an exciting period for us, and this partnership is important to our strategy moving forward,” Thompson said.
“It not only strengthens our distribution foothold in the region but partners Esko with one of the key suppliers to the print and packaging industry. We are delighted to have cultivated this successful relationship and to work so closely with such a well-respected and renowned company.”
Kissel + Wolf A/NZ industrial print and packaging business development director Jamie Weller said the deal enables the business to strengthen its digital ecosystem and deliver innovative solutions that address specific pain points and meet the ever-changing needs of its packaging customers across the region.
“We are committed to developing new products, services and solutions and are a pioneer in adopting new technology, with an emphasis on products that benefit our customers and the entire print and packaging industry,” Weller said.
“We draw upon our understanding of local and international trends and developments to offer a comprehensive range of tailor-made solutions, services and products to our customers. Esko is renowned for its innovative portfolio of integrated solutions and this new partnership represents a significant addition to our offering.”
Image caption (l-r): Jamie Weller (Kissel & Wolf Australia), Scott Thompson (Esko) and Christopher Barry (Esko)