LFP - Large-Format-Printing
Agfa-Gevaert Group closes acquisition of Inca Digital Printers
Thursday 02. June 2022 - The Agfa-Gevaert Group announced that it has closed the acquisition of Inca Digital Printers announced on April 20. This acquisition is a step towards the achievement of Agfas growth targets and strengthens the Groups position in the sign & display and industrial printing markets.
The acquisition encompasses the portfolio of existing high speed multi pass printers, including a strong service organization, a newly designed line of single pass printers for several packaging applications as well as a joint development of a customized in-line Print Engine in collaboration with leading corrugator manufacturer BHS Corrugated.
“I am pleased that we are now able to start integrating Incas activities into our organization. This acquisition is a major step in the transformation of our Group. Our digital printing growth engine has a tremendous potential, which 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 leading developer and manufacturer of advanced high-speed printing and production technologies for sign & display applications as well as for the rapidly growing digital printing market for packaging. Inca is an ideal partner for Agfa, bringing a complementary portfolio of printing solutions of the highest standard and a strong technological platform to launch robust single pass printing presses for the packaging market.
Vincent Wille, President of Agfas Digital Print and Chemicals division, comments: “The combination of Inca Digitals manufacturing knowhow and Agfas inks, technical expertise, worldwide presence and excellent service networks makes this a great opportunity to grow in the fast-moving packaging business. We now can take our position with high-end and high speed systems in both the sign & display and the developing carton and corrugated markets.”