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Fujifilm announces supplier partnership with Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems

By FUJIFILM North America Corporation   

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JULY 18, 2023, HANOVER PARK, Ill. – FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Communication Division, announces Miamisburg, OH-based Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS), as its supplier of digital cutting-table solutions for the sign-and-display, packaging-production, and manufacturing markets. Through this partnership, Fujifilm will distribute and sell all Kongsberg PCS digital cutting systems across the United States and Canada.

“Kongsberg PCS is highly regarded as one of the most reliable, innovative finishing/cutter device manufacturers in the wide-format market,” said Toyoyuki (Tommy) Katagiri, division president of FUJIFILM North America Corporation’s Graphic Communication Division. “This partnership demonstrates Fujifilm’s commitment to a ‘whole solution’ approach; we are with our customers from start to finish, offering complete printing and finishing solutions in one easy-to-implement package.”

By partnering with Kongsberg PCS, Fujifilm customers will have direct access during the purchase process to Kongsberg cutting-system solutions for multiple materials, including folding cartons and packaging, labels and decals, POP displays, banners, wall graphics, aluminum signs and flexo plates. By integrating Kongsberg’s precision cutting solutions with Fujifilm’s graphic printing technologies, print service providers can maximize efficiency by streamlining their production processes, resulting in fast turnaround times, high output, and low costs. Additionally, Kongsberg PCS’s commitment to research, development, and listening to customer needs will keep Fujifilm customers at the forefront of cutting-system technology.

As part of this partnership, Kongsberg PCS will not only provide Fujifilm and its customers with sales, service, and support for the Kongsberg precision cutting platforms, but also will offer ongoing training and technical support to Fujifilm customers throughout the lifecycle of their cutting system.

“Kongsberg digital finishing solutions are designed to meet the increasing demands of the packaging, sign and display, graphics, and corrugated industries,” said Matt Thackray, vice president and general manager for the Americas with Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems. “With their advanced features and capabilities, Kongsberg’s digital finishing/cutting platforms will help provide Fujifilm customers with elevated accuracy and versatility while maximizing productivity.”

Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems are now available for FUJIFILM Graphic Communication Division customers. For additional information, visit www.print-us.fujifilm.com.

About Fujifilm
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; one-time-use cameras; and the popular INSTAX® line of instant cameras and accessories. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, lenses, and content-creation solutions, and the Graphic Communication Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed-circuit television, videography, and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars and other optical-imaging solutions. The Industrial and Corporate New Business Development Division delivers new products derived from Fujifilm’s technologies. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of FUJIFILM products and services in Canada.

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FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, leverages its depth of knowledge and proprietary core technologies to deliver “Value from Innovation” in our products and services in the business segments of healthcare, materials, business innovation, and imaging. Our relentless pursuit of innovation is focused on providing social value and enhancing the lives of people worldwide. Fujifilm is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information about Fujifilm’s Sustainable Value Plan 2030, click here. For the year ended March 31, 2023, the company had global revenues of approximately 2.9 trillion yen (US$21 billion at an exchange rate of 134 yen/dollar). For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.

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About Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems
Kongsberg cutting tables benefit from more than 55 years of technical experts’ development and innovation, resulting in committed support to printing companies’ business growth by supplying solutions for adding new materials, new applications and more capacity which increases volume and allowing access to new market segments. The Kongsberg cutting systems complement the expansive portfolio of Fujifilm’s printing solutions including commercial, sign & display, and label & packaging segment printing equipment. For more on the range of Kongsberg PCS cutting solutions, visit www.kongsbergsystems.com.

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