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Zeller+Gmelin joins forces with the PrintCity Alliance
UV ink specialist Zeller+Gmelin became a member of the PrintCity Alliance on 1 January 2020. The company has already contributed its expertise to joint projects in the past.
Competence in UV technology strengthens network
After years of collaboration, Zeller+Gmelin has now become an official member of the PrintCity Alliance. "In this increasingly complex world, our customers expect suppliers to cooperate closely and coordinate activities with one another", says Marcus Ruckstädter, Head of Sales at Zeller+Gmelin, explaining the decision. The PrintCity Alliance gives us the ideal platform for meeting this requirement. Furthermore, Zeller+Gmelin’s corporate values are right in line with the Alliance’s philosophy: reliability and credibility, receptiveness and creativity, solution competence and customer orientation, responsibility and sustainability."
Zeller+Gmelin fills gap in portfolio of members
Zeller+Gmelin has already been involved in PrintCity Alliance projects in the past, such as the premium DANO-NODA cosmetics packaging. "Back then, we had to carefully balance the combination of paperboard, ink, varnish and UV curing to handle the extreme stresses caused by overextension of the scored folds”, recalls Rainer Kuhn, Managing Director of the Alliance. “Now we’re very pleased to have this expertise as a permanent part of our network."
In addition to the current Better Human project, Zeller+Gmelin will also be participating in all of the Alliance’s joint trade fair appearances.
"On behalf of all members, I would like to welcome Zeller+Gmelin to the PrintCity Alliance", added Kuhn.
Marcus Ruckstädter, Head of Sales at Zeller+Gmelin
"In this increasingly complex world, our customers expect suppliers to cooperate closely and coordinate activities with one another. The PrintCity Alliance gives us the ideal platform for meeting this requirement."
Rainer Kuhn, PrintCity Managing Director
"We are pleased that Zeller+Gmelin is now on board to reinforce the Alliance’s competence in the UV sector. UV technology is gaining significance in the packaging market. On behalf of all members, I would like to welcome Zeller+Gmelin to the PrintCity Alliance!"
Marcus Ruckstädter and Rainer Kuhn at Zeller+Gmelin’s International Sales Meeting in February 2020.
About Zeller+Gmelin GmbH & Co. KG
Zeller+Gmelin is one of the world’s leading suppliers of UV-curing printing inks and coatings. The company’s premium printing inks and coatings for narrow web, packaging, food packaging, rigid plastic, metal decoration and commercial applications have proven effective in practice the world over.
About the PrintCity Alliance
PrintCity is a strategic alliance recognised as the “connection of competence” across the entire printing and packaging value chain, promoting the value of print and packaging.
In a dialogue with all stakeholders in the value chain, its objective is to promote and develop the value of print and packaging: brand owners – agencies and designers – printers, converters and finishers – suppliers.
Close collaboration between specialists enables members and project partners to implement highly demanding projects, pushing the limits of what is technically feasible and offering the market a comprehensive knowledge and competence base.
- We deliver value to customers by gathering and sharing leading global know-how within a network.
- We deliver knowledge via seminars, trade fairs, project studies, tutorials, publications and electronic platforms.
- We maximise synergies to develop our industry effectively and cost-efficiently.